Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

If From A Train - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

If from a train or bus
I catch a glimpse of you

and later at my desk
my pen in hand decide

to open up the door
to open it up wide

and step inside

could I then walk right through
to where once there was an us

or would I hesitate
before I reached the door

and wonder just how far
I’d have to go before

I found that what I found
was not here any more

or find it was too late
to turn and come back through

to what here was at least
what I once had of you?

Topic(s) of this poem: metaphysical

Form: Verse


Comments about If From A Train by Charl JF Cilliers

  • Kewayne Wadley (10/26/2015 9:30:00 AM)


    Nice! ! Beautifully composed!
    Thanks for sharing. One of my favorites!
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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 26, 2015



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