Lantern Poem – Knowing Too Late

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I
took you
by the hand
Hopeful, foolish
lost

Light
dazzling
Dance for me
till we both spin
down

I
trusted
your dear heart
not knowing you
well

You
held me
just one time
then disappeared
Gone

I
took you
at your word
Now this poor soul
knows

You
took me
for a fool
Dancing delight
Gone

(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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19 Responses to Lantern Poem – Knowing Too Late

  1. Morgan says:

    This is a wonderful form and lovely poem πŸ™‚

  2. anumshafique says:

    There is something exquisite about the form of the poem! Loved it!

  3. Very sad and magical. It does feel like a dance in a way.

  4. Really nice form. And for the guy “You dirty rat.”

  5. But
    You returned
    Your senses regained
    Rejoined your heart to mine
    Completeness

    πŸ˜€

  6. Oh! That is sad but beautifully expressed. πŸ™‚

  7. Skye says:

    I absolutely love this form, Sis! Love your words even more. πŸ™‚

  8. Knowing too early, that’s a tough trick. πŸ™‚

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