Charl JF Cilliers

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

Waiting On A Street Corner - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

She stands on
a street corner
alone
waiting for someone
who needs her
to come along.

It’s cold inside
like the mist that slowly
slides towards
her, bends around

her like warm headlights
that suddenly
illuminate all

of them there
where she stands
alone
waiting for someone
who wants her
to come along.

Topic(s) of this poem: loneliness

Form: Free Verse


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 12, 2015



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