An Encounter


We slept side by side

In the morning

I brought her breakfast

As she did

For me

The other day

She looked at me

And smiled

And gestured

Like she admired

What she saw

She whisteled

To the tunes of bollywood songs

And told me

She pines and longs

For me

When I am gone

But I was so naive

We went out together

She called it a date

I acquiesced

Oh so naive!

We talked till late

In the night

We were close

Or weren't we

I don't know


We listened to the music


We had

Good time always

But something about her

I couldn't quite place

Slowly I learnt

What she held in her heart

Our intimacy

I then began to regret

But what could she do

She's just a human

And a sweet one

At that

Her feelings were human

And divine

At the same time

This I realized

And came to respect

What I could not

Otherwise reciprocate.

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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

Wow, Was she of this planet Earth? Much to ponder here. Enjoyed

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TicksProfessional 5 years ago from Lucknow India Author

Always Exploring thanks for stopping by. Yeah she's too good to be here on earth. There are people who influence us a lot even in the little amount of time we get to spend with them. She's just wonderful!

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Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina


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TicksProfessional 5 years ago from Lucknow India Author

Thankyou Denise.

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