Angela Davis

Rookie (1976 / USA)

A Chance Meeting - Poem by Angela Davis

I saw her in the lot
facing a man twice her size
Defiantly she shouted
her palm cracking his bearded cheek
sending him away ashamed

She saw me standing there
spellbound for a moment
She caught my gaze
I was unable to look away

She slowly came to me
introducing herself
in a soft, sensual voice
asking that we go for a stroll

Casually we strolled down the street
After some time she took my hand
and stole my heart
though I would had given it

When she took me home
she walked me to the door
For a long moment
my eyes met hers
and I was held captive
I knew I never wanted to be released

As she lowered her lips to mine
I was lost, never to be found


Comments about A Chance Meeting by Angela Davis

  • Gajanan Mishra (1/30/2013 6:04:00 AM)


    I am lost in your poems. I am grateful. thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/12/2006 5:58:00 PM)


    This is wonderful, Angela. It brings tears to my eyes. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 24, 2010


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