caught unaware

the moment comes, unexpectedly,
caught unawares,
i hang like fur on a briar,
an old glove on barbed wire.

fixed in time,
i face the oncoming light,
that memory brings
’til it hits me like a train,
leaves me breathless
on the tracks again.

maybe i’m mowing the lawn,
maybe taking the dog for a walk,
or just putting away the tools,
just writing the shopping list up in chalk.

that’s when it comes, and
i know that you are gone,
and i do know that you’re gone,
its just sometimes i remember
that
it is forever,

forever, forever,
and how strange that sounds.

caught unaware

uncleblack

Joined February 2010

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