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One Day I'll Run Into You

by Jennifer L Banks

I fear the day I run into you again.
I feel like my breath is gone and also my brain.
I think of that soft "hi" and bright smile, intent stare,
and I'll suddenly have the urge to just turn around and flee with flare.

I bolt, yes I do.....for no reason then I can't breathe....
I'll fumble and flush, Feel stupid but knowing about that rush
to escape, to flee, and I'll just run off
Like I did before, choke up and fluster something lame.

I hope that you take my hand, stop me, block me and say hi.
I love you Jay, as dumb as it seems, I can't stop feeling this,
nor would I try.
It's painful what I feel, times we shared and sex appeal through.
I just wish you'd come back and feel this too.


Author's Note: written more from the heart then actually well written.

Posted on 04/02/2012
Copyright © 2020 Jennifer L Banks

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 04/02/12 at 02:39 PM

The opening to this pulls right through the door in the best way possible. And it just goes up from there.

Posted by Ken Harnisch on 04/04/12 at 10:07 AM

Sometimes the heart trumps grammar, context and syntax. It did in this lovely poem, Jennifer!

Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 04/04/12 at 12:37 PM

I like it...I like it a lot. Both in its construction...easy flow of words, and the "from the heart" aspect.

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