Time Travels

Let’s move back in time a bit
Back to when you and I
Me and you
We were one
A whole not apart
Our hearts woven together
Thoughts as one
Differences insignificant
Our bodies crashing
United
Joined
Our hands interlaced
Souls spun and braided

Let’s move to our impotent now
A space created
Interrupted
Distance moving in
Vague answers
I look away
Over my shoulder
Your phone sits in your lap
The screen lights up
I stand and walk away
Again
Promises broken
Dreams unraveling
Lies found out

Let’s move to our future imperfect
I remember you
Our eyes met
Across a crowded room
My heart fumbles
Pauses
You look down and away
Shame
I turn and a single tear
Traces unstopped
How did we get here
We were young
Full of hope
Now
Hollow steps
Empty hearts
Broken home


©️tara caribou – 2018

Find more of tara’s poems about lost love at Caribou Crossings.

11 Comments Add yours

  1. tara caribou says:

    Reblogged this on Caribou Crossings and commented:

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  2. Nitin says:

    This is so poignant. It’s straight from the heart. It’s beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. tara caribou says:

      Thanks my friend!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Auroraboros says:

    This is so well written… So very touching in it’s reflective longing for what has passed and desperate attempts to reconcile with the current moment.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. tara caribou says:

      Yes exactly. Thank you so much for reading and commenting.

      Liked by 1 person

  4. I really like this, great work.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. tara caribou says:

      Thank you so much. That means a lot to me, coming from you.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. You are more than welcome.

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  5. heartbreaking phases of distance and loss.

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