Treasure Island

Jim Davidson


Curbside Check In


Behind my eyes tears
A burning inside my cheeks
Tears welling from inside
Condensing
Coalescing
Falling
Like dew on a winter window pane
They fall down my throat
I swallow to clear a path
But they keep falling
Raindrops of lead
Towards a laden heart.
Will I ever see her again?
The question brings a tear
Then another
Then another
An embrace
Time and place lost.
Will I ever see her again?
She gathers her luggage
And she's gone.
Will I ever see her again?

Submitted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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I dropped a good friend off at the airport. Will I ever see her again?

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