Long Gone

Across the canal we ran
I loved you then
So young and so pure
I true believed
We would perfect endure

My heart burst open
Walking hand in hand
Certain you were mine
And that this beauty
Would not fall to time

The ancient city outlasts
The loves it births
Under its watchful sky
You are long gone
And so, my love, am I

(c) Helen Valentina 2014, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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12 Responses to Long Gone

  1. rosewyn says:

    How sad. “…The ancient city outlasts the loves it births…” so descriptive and haunting. Beautiful but painful words, especially the ending.

  2. Skye says:

    So sad, but so beautiful. Love long gone….hopefully, the memories are sweet. :) xxxx

  3. Expectation and disappointment Helen so beautifully conveyed.

  4. So very sad, but beautiful words Helen.

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