Coincidence 2

1

Coinciding

Colliding

Timing

Arriving

To us

We coincide

For a second

In the universe

Of space

Of time

Surviving in us

Desire

2

We wrote songs

For eachother

& jokes

We wrote jokes

Not many

But enough

Of everything

For a moment

3

For several weeks

I sheltered my fears

In love you maybe

Never believed

Was there

4

I told you the stories

Would be all that would

Be borne of it

& even though you

Took away […]

Coincidence 2

© Niliema Karkhanis


Authour’s note: repost of a recent favourite for a month of poetry 2021


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