Fresh 2 decades later

Although fate,
Distance and time
Cruelly put asunder
You an indifferent girl
And I a self concious
Boy lover
Two decades later,
Lately ,I saw you
A mesmeric lady
With a son
And a daughter,
Full of life
And laughter.

Once again
Your voice
In my cloud
Shrouded heart
Rang a bell
To a paradise
That could
Change a hell.

Your sunrise
"I know you exist!" smile
Still has power
Me the cantankerous
To beguile!

Alighting from
Ultra-modern car,
Transfixed, I saw you
Recede far!



unrequited love

◄ The double faced

Men’s true measure((Ben Jonson)/Translation in Amharic/Alem/የሰው ትክክለኛ መስፈርት ►


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Alem Hailu G/Kristos

Fri 16th Dec 2016 09:03

Thank you! It is nice to know there are good poemhunters who tell when they see one!

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Rose Casserley

Thu 15th Dec 2016 23:05

same goes for me Alem.Your best poem yet.

Rose ?

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Harry O'Neill

Thu 15th Dec 2016 15:21

I like the clarity of the whole thing...and the humility in that third section.

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