Barry Middleton

Things That Matter - Poem by Barry Middleton

there are but just a few
the things that truly matter

a meeting in the moonlight
a tender kiss at dawn

the passions of the night
and love that is foregone

the empty view outside
my window to the day

holds no allure for me
I turn to yesterday

and finally looking back
to one I used to know

I only see a girl
that I lost long ago

but I'm prepared to die
to walk just one more mile

in smoky fog and haze
with memories of her smile

Topic(s) of this poem: love and loss

Comments about Things That Matter by Barry Middleton

  • Dimitrios Galanis (1/15/2018 1:13:00 PM)

    A marvelous and sensitive presentation of feelings which left their stamp on our soul. I'll try to see how it is heard in my language. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 14, 2018

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