Eslam Mohamed

I Am Not Made Of Metal - Poem by Eslam Mohamed

When the evenings of forever
Started fleeting
Going fast
In the distance
Behind closed eyes
I could still see you
Standing with your back to me
I tried hard to memorize the moment
Knowing it would be important
Without fully grasping why.

I watched you walk away

Not realizing you would not look back

Not knowing I had seen your face for the last time

I tell myself now

If I had known, I would have done things differently...

I could die to just touch you..

And now

That day, that time

I broke down

I felt the warm winds of summer

Become that days wind

Blowing you back to me.

I've tried to forget

But time has softened the sharp edges of my memory

I no longer remember the feel of your hand in mine

Only recalling that you held it

I cannot remember the scent of your hair, freshly washed

Only that I loved it

I am not made of the kind of metal

That would allow me to sleep at night

Without memories of you

My yesterdays unravel before me

Brightly polishing my mistakes

Until the glare hurts my eyes

Powerless to change what I've done

Alone in the darkness

Between the shadow and the soul

I put my love for you away once again.

Comments about I Am Not Made Of Metal by Eslam Mohamed

  • (9/9/2015 6:22:00 PM)

    Very heart wrenching and intensely emotional poem! Losing the love of your life is so difficult and there's no way to regain that special love again. Memories fill our minds, thoughts of what we used to do together, places we used to go are all still within our minds. Like pictures of our lives together, they are all that's left to sustain us. Totally can identify with the feelings in your poem, tender and heartfelt. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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  • Faith Ali (1/23/2011 2:06:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem with a lot of emotions,
    I also like how you have photographed your feelings in a way that is attractive and truly remarkable..
    keep it up..
    Faith Angel..
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  • (12/9/2009 1:15:00 PM)

    this poem is 7elwa awiii: P
    i like it eslam :)
    keep writing friend: D
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  • (12/6/2009 7:46:00 PM)

    Love it... it really touch me... I feel so identify with it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 6, 2009

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