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g18Did I find you

Or simply thought that I did?

Our impassioned craze

Was it love or was it chemistry?

Numb we were, shorn to the feel

Of pain, of past, and scars of melted wounds

*

Because we found something,

Or rather, because we thought we did,

 When we closed our eyes, exchanging vows

At the boulevards of Buenos Aires

*

Was it our mind’s musings

When we saw us hand-in-hand

On the streets of Montreal

With kids bearing weird names

Till we were rudely woken

 By the clouts of a brute reality

*

Where there was chemistry,

I found pain, just as I found you

Where there was a scar,

I found two more, just as I found you

*

Yet I wear a painted smile

Because we found something

Even if it lasted for a second

 And you found me too

Though it was ephemeral,

 I know for sure, that I once found you.

Written by Adrian

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17 Comments

  1. obatala
    January 20, 06:54 Reply

    awesome poetry

    didn’t read it though

    I have always had a poetrophobia since jss3

    when they brought this smashing dude to teach literature

    with nice white teeth and lips like a Greek god

    I could almost always trace the outline of his tighty whiteys

    I must have raped him a million ways in a million places at least in my mind

    it went without saying

    I never understood a word in class

    always staring with my mouth agape

    he noticed me once

    and when I couldn’t answer with the
    name of the poem we were supposed to be treating

    he barred me from classes ad infinitum

    I rebelled against the arts that took my first crush from me

    well, maybe not my first

    but a crush nevertheless

    • chestnut
      January 20, 07:17 Reply

      Lol…obatal, do u know u kinda actually just wrote a poem? And it turned out nice!

      • obatala
        January 20, 07:32 Reply

        well, I remember someone saying u just put spaces between your lines and …bam…poetry

  2. KryxxX
    January 20, 07:29 Reply

    Awwwwwwwwwwww!
    Poetry! Poetry! Poetry!
    If only a deep, nice nd sultry voice was reading it out loud to me…………

    • Max
      January 20, 08:37 Reply

      It wouldn’t be much of a poem now, would it??

  3. Mr Kassy
    January 20, 09:33 Reply

    I so much love poetry cos I am also a poet.Nice one Adrian*hugs u in Deeper Live’s style”virtual hugging,1kilometre away”*

  4. Vhar.
    January 20, 09:52 Reply

    Where there was chemistry,
    I found pain, just as I found you
    Where there was a scar,
    I found two more, just as I found you

    -Beautiful.

  5. Absalom
    January 20, 10:29 Reply

    Favourite line: “Though it was ephemeral/
    I know for sure, that I once found you.”

    Nice one, Adrian.

    Now. Who did you write it for? (Just for my peace of mind, of course.) 😀

    • Andrevn
      January 20, 16:44 Reply

      yu pipu be throwing shade up
      and down KD avenue asif yu be sharing ‘Sara!!!

  6. Adrian
    January 20, 11:41 Reply

    I once loved a poet, tho it didn’t work out… He inspired me to write and for that am greatful. We are good friends tho, awesome friends if I might add!

  7. Andrevn
    January 20, 16:40 Reply

    Deep!!!

    Dats all i’m saying…

    Thank you Adrian

  8. Brian Collins
    January 21, 20:53 Reply

    So is this one of those things james talked about taking full sentences and break them?

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