Tuesday, May 3, 2011

I didn't know...

I didn’t know that in one life, there could be so many moments which are eternal
I didn’t know that the memories I try to run from, will chase me until I understand them
I didn’t know that when people told me I was wrong, sometimes I really was…
 I didn’t know that when I was clicking photographs, that they can be a medium of many fierce memories
I didn’t know that what I passed off as unimportant, will become the details that matter

I didn’t know that when I was thinking of that unknown ‘someone’, I was falling deeply in love
I didn’t know that while I took each day for granted, the time which passed never came back

I didn’t know that when I knew the unknown 'someone' the first time, each time I close my eyes, she would be there
I didn’t know that what I thought was pain, was nothing… and what I considered as nothing, gave me a lot of pain
I didn’t know that my weaknesses, will someday become my strengths
I didn’t know that I had to spend most of my life to understand what it is – and then, there’s so little left to matter

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful...
    I didn't know that we would become friends, and our conversations so dear, connected by words sent through the air across an ocean. The unexpected is wonderful.

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  2. Yes, the unexpected in all its forms... Thanks for all your kind comments, Michele. I admire your writing, and yes, glad we're friends.

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  3. marcus, i gotta say, this poem is amazing and goosebumpy. your voice has a plain clarity and serenity? a controlled moment you open up and etch on the page. i am in this poem right now, the hourglass and surrender and knowing what is slipping away like tears of smiles from nowhere... thank you my friend. sincerely maxfield aka gadgetgreen

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  4. Thanks for your comments Maxfield, and I only hope you were able to enjoy living the moment as you stated. This was just something which came to me with a flash, and I thought of recording it - and what best medium is there other than the blank page? Godspeed.

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  5. Again...very true and touching!!
    Your voice is heard.. :)

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