Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Blue Sleighty, iSteven Ulmen, iGeorg Mateos, iPatricia Sanders, iRobin Ouzman Hislop, iJackie Miller, iEileen Granfors, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Julia B Green

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· 7 Titles
· 4 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Nov, 2010

Julia B Green, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Ghost of Atlanta
by JE Thompson

The saga of Andy Michael Pilgrim, facing real and supernatural forces, ends with the publication of The Ghost of Atlanta. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

by Julia B Green
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Julia B Green
•  The Little House
•  When I Am Gone
•  Audrey
•  Shadows
•  Farewell
           >> View all 7


You’re so serious and dark and beautiful.
The moment I saw you, I knew.
I knew it would be this way,
that I would love you and long for you.
I knew that loving you would be lonely.
That you could not be reached
by something as frivolous as emotion
while there were puzzles to solve.
I saw you sitting there, by the window,
lost in your thoughts,
oblivious to everyone, the way I feel inside.
With you, there is no pretense.
Your head is always bent in thought,
hand to your chin, pencil scribbling
Are you finding an unknown formula
to life?
I wonder when you learned to ignore the world.
Were you ever a child?
Did you lie in your mother’s arms,
a brooding infant?
There must have been a moment
when you were wounded beyond repair,
a moment when you chose to forego
anything less than fact.
Your smile is such a rare thing,
a thing made more beautiful
by its rarity, by it’s sincerity.
I think it surprises even you.
I watch your dark eyes assess
everyone and everything
briefly in a glance, and then
all is dismissed and forgotten.
I don’t think you know
that you are serious, a mystery
hidden away,
perhaps even from yourself.
And yet, beyond the constant working
of your thoughts,
beyond the puzzling and studying
of the worlds great mysteries- there must be a man.
I saw a flicker once, an unguarded moment,
a flicker of some tiny flame.
It was extinguished in an instant,
probably before you even felt it.
What would bring the man in you to his knees?
What would sweep the darkness
from your complicated mind?
Surely nothing as simple as love or desire.
I knew it would be like this.
I knew you would somehow
draw me into your puzzling.
Oh, Elijah. I knew I would love you.

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  You Can Have Me
  2.  Soul Mates
  3.  Petrichor
  4.  From Above
  5.  Gypsy
  6.  Love... Each Day
  7.  Mother Nature's Lesson
  8.  Porcelain Clay
  9.  'The real me'
  10.  Blind, Deaf and Thoughtless

Kaleidoscope BOOK 1 by Audrey Coatesworth

This poetry book contains 68 poems - a mixed selection of themes...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.