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at the train station

by Uriel Tovar

we connected on a passing sorrow
you with a sad look
and i, a coke can
clamoring down a trash bin.

for a second
our lives
became
dark chocolate
and wild berries
thick and heavy freshness

but the moment
ticked
away
further than i'll every reach again.

09/24/2009

Posted on 09/24/2009
Copyright © 2020 Uriel Tovar

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by George Hoerner on 09/24/09 at 09:20 PM

I like they write Uriel, it fresh and elusive and fleeting as these moments can be all to often.

Posted by Anne Engelen on 09/26/09 at 03:14 AM

Anything "Chocolate and wild berries" is never meant to last. Way too yummy for that :)

Posted by Paul Lastovica on 09/26/09 at 11:48 AM

to love things while they last =)

Posted by D. James McKee on 02/10/10 at 03:52 PM

Sigh... a lovely, superbly wistful, piece of art. You have captured a moment in the palm of your hand, and held it up for all to see. Definitely the highlight of my morning, thank-you for an excellent write! This goes straight to my favourites list!

Posted by Shannon McEwen on 03/18/10 at 02:56 AM

wow Uriel, why I haven`t read this before! This is fantastic, a brief moment, captured perfectly.

Posted by E. A. Pugh on 02/11/11 at 05:18 AM

The above coments I find agreeable But the truth is your poem and the one titled "hello" really speak to my sweet tooth. we have found common gound. write on!

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