krishnakumar chandrasekar nair

Bronze Star - 2,291 Points (1964 and doing pretty good.. / Thiruvalla, Kerala)

A Love Affair That Never Was.... - Poem by krishnakumar chandrasekar nair

I was too hesitant to come
You were too hesitant to call
Times chariot went speeding by
Now curtains have begun to fall....

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Certain things are best kept mysterious so that they remain as ever green secrets.

Comments about A Love Affair That Never Was.... by krishnakumar chandrasekar nair

  • Edmund Strolis (10/21/2015 11:16:00 AM)

    He who hesitates is lost to that sad refrain of what if. Well said....... (Report) Reply

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  • Daniel Brick (5/4/2015 11:52:00 PM)

    Something must have happened between lines 2 and 4 which I cannot deduce. It seems both parties are paralyzed into inaction. Then we get the marvelous image from Andrew Marvell (one of my favorites too) and then curtains are coming down which your notes suggests are to cover up intimacy. So I'm assuming the fleeting quality of life made these two finally establish contact. If so, they are also fulfilling the theme of Marvell's poem. (Report) Reply

  • (4/28/2015 5:01:00 PM)

    Such a great poem. So much said in so few words. You leave us with a poignant reminder of how much loss can be suffered when we hesitate. (Report) Reply

  • Madathil Rajendran Nair (4/18/2015 8:20:00 PM)

    Yes. Short and beautiful about missing the bus. It happens to many. But, there indeed is a sweetness about it. I get a sense from the last line that it is all still not over. Why don't you run after the bus and manage to get in? ! (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (6/20/2014 9:23:00 AM)

    A Fantastic poem. Short and sweet... said in few words... (Report) Reply

  • Neethu Prasanna (6/19/2014 1:30:00 AM)

    Short but well said (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (2/23/2014 2:54:00 PM)

    Wow do I like it. Read mine - How Long Is Forever -
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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (12/24/2013 4:47:00 PM)

    What if? What might have been? Oh for another chance to love! Please somebody turn bak the hand of time! Alas it may be forever too late.Pregnant with the sperm of lost opportunity. So short yet so significant. Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Fiona Schwartzinoff (12/19/2013 8:06:00 PM)

    I like the title... The poem too. :) You have a strong voice in your poetry. I enjoy hearing it. (Report) Reply

  • (11/1/2013 10:07:00 AM)

    I Like this and relate to it.
    Good Job!
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  • David Mclansky (11/1/2013 8:27:00 AM)

    An exceptional poem. It auggest the tragedy in a quiet way rather thab spelling it out in detail, David (Report) Reply

  • (10/24/2013 3:08:00 AM)

    Goodbye before hello too late to strike while its hot... A love affair that never was... (A love affair that never was...perfect title...regards (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (10/21/2013 11:02:00 AM)

    short and sweet. In a relationship someone must break the ice step up and say hi. love this (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das (10/19/2013 10:29:00 PM)

    Brevity of expression with profound thought.Intriguing. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (10/19/2013 5:08:00 AM)

    Grasp happiness where and when you can even when time goes so quickly. (Report) Reply

  • Poetheart Morgan (10/17/2013 11:16:00 AM)

    You know Why? Because we love secrets and forbidden things more than reality (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 13, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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