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Two Hearts

Updated on February 21, 2016

Two Hearts

We met on a summers day
In the corner of a shop
A smile stretched across your face
My heart raced, right before it stopped

You touched my hand with one finger
It could have been just a mistake
Electricity surged right through me
I knew it then, I was now awake

For years I had been sleeping
Sleep walking through my life
I saw in you what I could be
If only you did not have a wife

You told me how she tore your heart
I listened and watched with tears
As something so familiar rang true
My own story dancing round my ears

Two broken hearts sat side by side
That summer day in a corner shop
Once asleep and now awake
Two hearts racing, before they stopped.

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      manatita44 21 months ago from london

      Powerful poem! Brilliant work.

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      Luna Blue 21 months ago

      thank you Jodah, nothing like a heart stopper to get the beat going again I think :)

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      John Hansen 21 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Enjoyable read. A heart stopper :)