Christopher Withers


Frozen Moments And You - Poem by Christopher Withers

a surge of grief washes my senses,
seeming to ride the dim,
blue, evening light, and
suddenly i realise, that
this moment will soon be over -
never to be replayed,
that this life will soon be over -
always to be forgotten,
and that which i am, will fade -
dissipate -
end.
caught forever, light is frozen on my eye, a picture of you
arms stretched, evening light tracing your pink flesh,
tracing your face, and
reflecting back at my own eyes
so that i may construct you
experience you internally
(for that is all we ever know) .
the very same light that washes your body, also
washes my mind
yet, forever and always, we are separated
by the width of a single electron.


Comments about Frozen Moments And You by Christopher Withers

  • Rookie Kay Westoby (10/14/2007 6:22:00 PM)

    Very nice, I really like this.
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  • Rookie - 0 Points Brian Dorn (11/22/2006 10:29:00 AM)

    Great ending to a great poem... well done, Christopher!
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, November 25, 2010


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