David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Inches Away - Poem by David Harris

You came out of a dream,
and stood there before me,
inches away from the tips of my fingers. I
wanted to hold you,
but you were so near yet so far.
The impossible dream
that could never be.
The hurt in your eyes,
so evident to see.
Maybe one day
when the hurt goes away,
there maybe a chance.
We just have to wait and see,
and then you may not be
inches away from my fingertips.

Comments about Inches Away by David Harris

  • (7/20/2007 3:39:00 AM)

    A sombre romantic piece about what might have been. You leave the reader wondering, and sad too - sharing your feeling of loss and yet strangely optimistic about the future too. Lovely poem. Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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  • (7/20/2007 1:07:00 AM)

    A dream lover David, so close and yet to far away...10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 19, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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