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Familiar strangers

Are we now familiar strangers?
Our silence seem to write love letters
On empty space through the louvers;
I miss you, let’s talk it over…
So we stop looking black as thunder
The patches can be fixed together
Indeed, we can grow over solders.

Are we now familiar strangers?
Dwelling hot under the collar
Seeing each other on a regular
Yet, do not speak to one other;
At times we do not seem to bother
But, even when we appear better
We are still fishes outside the water.

Are we now familiar strangers?
Instead of dwelling like lovers
Daily, we deteriorate farther
Engineering nights to become longer
If we stay forever strangers
The Sun would die becoming weaker
I am sorry, please break the borders.

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Onyeche Vincent Onyekachukwu

13 Comments

  1. beautiful words of truth here of challenges in love and life.. thanks for sharing! ❤️ Cindy

    Liked by 1 person

  2. henhouselady says:

    Sad but nice poem. It is easy to slip into the role of a familiar stranger.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. #TEMMYPHIL says:

    You are GOOD! this is beautiful

    Liked by 1 person

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