Moment – Part 1

What has the moment done,
To teach us the past?
You could not be, nor I neither,
What we were in our past,
which could not last.

Heart-broken we are left now,
We who were never seeking each other,
 Nor each of us were selfish,
In hope of being loved by another.

Individually, both of us were seeking
Our own excuses just to keep on living.
Knowing our pains are for us  alone,
Not for sharing with any,
nor forgiving.

Was not it just an accident?
That it all had to be
What both of us have never
Wished it ever to be.

Wherever both of us were heading,
Happy in our sadness and going alone,
We had no knowledge of  each  other,
Nor worried about enduring for so long.

So, I was by-passing in my own way,
Grasping what was seen as my given chance.
How could we have ever known
That sad-you were to meet me by chance.

About this poem

Two lonely heartbroken individuals meet by chance, loved each other without expressing individual feelings for the other.

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Submitted by prithvi_d on June 06, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 801
Words 160
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 5, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4

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