You’d Be Back

There was a separate place
I went in my head when
I thought of you,
A place dangerous and
beautiful all at the
same time.
But, I didn’t dare let you
know how much –
I thought it would scare you –
like it scared me.
You see, I felt,
in your leaving
you’d find out how much
you really wanted to stay.
I knew you’d be back…
And what would I say
if I saw you now?
Would I tell you
“Oh, the kids would have
loved you.”
“We would have been cool
together all these years”
No, that adventure was
left behind.
I wouldn’t tell you
one more time
how much I loved you.
© 2012  DiAnne Ebejer                        

About DiAnne Ebejer

I am retired and live on the East coast of Florida where I spend much of my time reading, playing with photography and trying to write some "poetry and then some" at I care deeply about many things and wish there was much more love and compassion in this world today. I also have a part time blog "Thought You Might Like This" used for special projects and occasional things of interest
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4 Responses to You’d Be Back

  1. Niamh Clune says:

    Oh! DiAnne…this is very sad…maybe a regret we take with us always.


  2. tolbert says:

    Hi DiAnne! I have not been on WordPress for ages but I am so glad I visited today for some reason. This is outstanding…so reflective and real. Always love your writing.


  3. Hi Wayne! Thank you so much! Glad to see you here. Know you have been snowed under! I miss your wonderful words so get back here!


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