Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 19,395 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

Tale From A Rainy Night - Poem by Matthew Holloway

Tale from a rainy night
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In the rain I waited for you
Only you did not come
My phone sat silently in my pocket
No you did not even call
I bit my lip to fight the cold
Pressed my back against the wall
To gather as much shelter as I could
People and cars hurried by
I watched with some remorse
Each one that approached
I felt some anticipation inside
Wanting it to be you
I was kind of glad for the rain
Then I would look cold and wet
So no one could tell I began to cry
My heart sank deeper with every hour
Until eventually I knew
You would never come or call
So home I slowly marched alone
And whispered with your name
Goodbye, adieu


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 1, 2011


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