Christa Lou

You And I - Poem by Christa Lou

Fly away from the sun and the pouring green meadows
Shed this binding birdsong and these daisy chains
Blink away the blue of the perfect sky—
We’re running away, you and I.

We’re going to a place where nothing is anything
And upside down is the other way round
Where eternity passes in the blink of an eye—
They’ll never find us, you and I.

Where the space between orange and purple
Glimmers a starry sunset mystery
And nothing we love will pass us by—
That’s where we’ll be, you and I.

And we’ll be swallows, you and I
Up where forgotten dreams dip and fly
Away from the caging summer sky—
Both of us, none of us, you and I.

Topic(s) of this poem: dreams, freedom, hope, love, wishing

Comments about You And I by Christa Lou

  • Jazib Kamalvi (9/16/2017 11:03:00 PM)

    A sublime start with a nice poem, Christa. You may like to read my poem, Love And Lust. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (9/4/2015 8:43:00 PM)

    A promise of voyage of bliss well depicted in the poem. Lovely train of thoughts, romantic in nature, well articulated and nicely penned with conviction. A good poem indeed. Thanks for sharing Christa. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • (8/30/2015 2:18:00 AM)

    Nice poetry. Good work. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (8/29/2015 3:11:00 AM)

    And nothing we love will pass us by—
    That’s where we’ll be, you and I. such a hope for the future. let it become true. thank you.
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  • Kelly Kurt (8/28/2015 12:08:00 PM)

    I enjoyed the bounce of this. Nicely written, Christa (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (8/28/2015 9:59:00 AM)

    Wow- -Such a beautiful poem! (Report) Reply

  • Fabrizio Frosini (8/28/2015 9:36:00 AM)

    ''Both of us, none of us, you and I.''

    a bright closure, indeed
    Thanks for sharing, Christa. And WELCOME at Poem Hunter
    Ciao dall'Italia :)
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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 28, 2015

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