Lora Colon

Gold Star - 5,957 Points (26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

He Left Me Waiting - Poem by Lora Colon

He left me waiting, staring at the stars,
Believing he was one of a kind;
He left me waiting, staring at the sun,
Now I know why love is blind

And the sun and the stars looked down on me
And asked 'What are you waiting for? '
I answered like this: 'I wait for my love,
But I fear he's my love no more'

He left me waiting, alone and cold,
Cold as the snow in December;
He left me waiting, memories intact,
Suffering, while I remembered

He left me waiting, but I wait no more,
I cut the ties, freed myself from the tether;
And the cold and loneliness felt pity for me,
They took me home... now we all live together

Comments about He Left Me Waiting by Lora Colon

  • Gold Star - 7,287 Points Brian Johnston (12/25/2013 6:12:00 PM)

    I'm so glad that poems flow out of you
    Like snow finds its way to the sea
    If you ever should reach your potential,
    There'd be no room for poets like me.... (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,389 Points Adeline Foster (8/11/2013 1:03:00 PM)

    Lovely poem. Thanks for the comment. Read mine - Bloom of Youth -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 306 Points Siyabonga A Nxumalo (8/7/2013 4:24:00 AM)

    This is a masterpiece Lora, I don't know about fishing Kevin..lol..
    Excellently written poem friend.
    Siya_! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,816 Points Ramesh Rai (8/3/2013 6:44:00 AM)

    a splendid write. nice to leave when deceived. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (8/2/2013 3:38:00 PM)

    Love the humour as usual Lora even though it may be bittersweet?
    We've all been there though.My late Mother used to say to me, don't worry there's plenty more Fish in the Sea.
    But when your young your not much good at Fishing! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,717 Points Valerie Dohren (8/1/2013 10:03:00 AM)

    Great poem Lora, very well put together - love the last stanza. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,267 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (8/1/2013 6:18:00 AM)

    He left me waiting, staring at the sun,
    Now I know why love is blind

    oh, what correlation of the words with inner thoughts! Splendid. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 1, 2013

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