Stranger

I don’t know why I’m writing this,
But it kinda feels good…

I know you’re somewhere out there 
Probably reading this…

I’m assuming you’re a Stranger 
Who probably knows nothing about me
Because for long, those closest to me didnt even know I write poetry. 

So any judgments you make of me
Will be based on this poem,
Or perhaps the other poems I’ve written.
I like that!

I like how I can slightly control what you think of me.
Showing you my good,
My bad,
Or what you may regard as My ugly.

I like the idea of you formulating your opinion about me, based on that alone.

I know this won’t make much sense…
But I truly appreciate you & your presence.
I appreciate you taking time off your busy life,
Just to read words that I’ve managed to rip off my chest,  
Because those closest to me,
Those who swear they love me, 
Just don’t have the time… 

That’s what I like about you I guess
The fact that you’re here 
Actually giving a damn about me,
Or at least leading me an ear… 

At this very moment in time,
I can be anyone I want to be
Just to create the perfect first impression,
But instead,
I choose to be myself.
I’d like to have a chance to be loved for who, I am for once.
Even if it’s just for a moment..
I may never feel it,
But that mere thought will keep me going.

Either way Stranger,
I thank you… 
I thank for allowing me 
To make my first impression on you, 
For giving me a chance to start over,
For somehow making me feel loved…

We’ll probably never meet 
Or cross paths again…
This will probably eventually fade from your memories before dusk falls or the sun rises.
And I Will probably forget that I ever wrote this.  
but in this moment
Or souls have collided, 
And we will never be, like we once were…

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6 thoughts on “Stranger

  1. That is beautifully written! I love how it shows how people can be brought together by words.
    Yet on the other hands lets you realise how easily some people are easily manipulated by words (not in this case) but in general.
    (If that actually makes sense to anyone other than myself?) 🙂

    Either way it is a great piece and it was great to lend an ear.

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    1. Thank you Alice, for the longest time, I’ve noticed that people read four-five lines, and effortlessly click the star, and it’s quite refreshing that you went as far as commenting, I appreciate that.

      I’ll confess. I had a mini panic attack when the link to your blog seemed inactive. I haven’t been through much, but you beautiful reads.

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      1. You are most welcome. It was a captivating read and couldn’t help but read on.

        Ohh that odd about the link. Thought I may had used an old address for a minute and thank you.

        Will have a look at the rest of your blog soon. Have a good night/day

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