Christopher Ridgeway

Why - Poem by Christopher Ridgeway

I see you with honest eyes, no mistaking anyone else for you
Between us is hope and time, friendship and caring
The things that should bring us together are holding us apart
I took the chance, while promising nothing, knowing it would cost everything
The payoff I find is you don’t share my zeal and desire
While still gently we speak to each other
Our lives are now changed, moving in what feels like parallel lines
We can see each other but our paths won’t cross
Hardest of all is the doubting before we really try

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  • (11/25/2009 9:02:00 AM)

    You're right, sometimes it doesn't help but there is no excitement in playing it safe. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/24/2009 3:59:00 PM)

    I try not to ask the question 'why' 'cause sometimes it dosen't help at all to know.
    Beautiful poem, however.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 24, 2009

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