Stories big and small, desires suppressed
Life going on, dreams stifled
Long forgotten we live, life failed.
When in my teens, saw her
Oh those beautiful eyes, kohl lined
Dreams that were mine, seen on those eyes
The smile, fluttering of her eyelids, dimple on her cheeks
Made me lose my heart, my mind
How unsure I stood, words failed
She smiled, eyes beckoning yet I lost her.
Just out of teens, confidence surging
With a plan in hand, drawn to detail
All loose ends tied, well prepared
Walked in to the room, success awaiting
Stammer, for the first time, I did
World seemed upside as words failed again.
Thirty years later, I met her again
Smiled we at each other
Talked all the time
Reminiscing past, gossips long forgotten
My heart skipped a beat, dreams returned
Wife called, my tongue jammed, I lost her again.