TP Sage

Rookie - 42 Points (March 24,1958 / Coral Gables, Florida)

An Honest Mistake - Poem by TP Sage

It rained this morning.
I could have sworn
I saw you dancing
in the puddles
water trickling from your hair
like teardrops.

I could have sworn
I heard you laughing
at the thunder
your eyes afire
reflecting the lightning
like mirrors

I thought to join you.
I even looked for our umbrella
but it wasn't where you'd left it
Still, I had to join you.
So I dashed outside
into the rain.

I looked for you beside the puddles
but I didn't see you dancing.
I was puzzled for a moment
Till I remembered that you'd left me
And I remembered you don't love me
anymore

I felt so silly
thinking that I saw you
An honest mistake
I'm sure,
but I stood there beside the puddles
listening for your laughter in the thunder

water trickling from my hair
into my eyes
and down my cheeks
like teardrops.


Comments about An Honest Mistake by TP Sage

  • (11/1/2008 5:34:00 AM)

    Lyrical and poignant poetry, wonderful writing here. (Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Albalushi (11/1/2008 3:45:00 AM)

    An honest mistake, this is not mistake, its love, true love, lovely peom you can feel the words. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/1/2008 1:39:00 AM)

    sigh.. man.. i feel it.. i hate making mistakes like that.. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 1, 2008



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