Leo C. Jones


The Mamihlapinatapei They Shared


The usual setting:
A public pub,
Or someone’s party
Or a park in the fall,
As it rains crisp orange leaves
While winter soothingly
Whispers its chilly arrival
And two people:
Two people caught unawares
As their eyes catch each other,
Two people who suddenly
Decided to once again believe in fairy tales,
Two people mindful
Of a moment-as-such’s rarity,
Its spontaneity,
Its rightness,
Its familiarity,
Its
Its... uneasiness,
Its awkwardness.
Two people turning away,
Faces flushed.
Two people walking away
Never to see each other again.
Two people well aware,
That they would be up all night in regret.

Submitted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Edited: Monday, January 13, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Search the meaning of the word and be enlightened.

Comments about this poem (The Mamihlapinatapei They Shared by Leo C. Jones )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. Love, Sarah Flower Adams
  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Thing of Beauty (Endymion), John Keats
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. Daffodils, William Wordsworth

Poem of the Day

poet Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]