So close yet … (Flash Fiction 55 )

So close…

like a gentle whisper

sadly…

it seems

a chasm away

***

far…

as a continent

yet…

space nor time

cannot divide

***

near…

to feel the pounding

in your chest

but…

unable to give

breath of life

***

far away…

as forever

never…

to be mine

day you slipped away

Go to the G-Man and read the fabulous Flash Fiction on that site.

Photo: Thanks  for “Ausable Chasm” by Dougtone

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Too Close (microfiction in 160 characters)

Reflection of Reverie

As you turn into me, don’t you see?

We are so close. Too close.

You brush against my skin.

I  feel the splash of your wake.

Any closer and our hulls will collide…

***

Once we were tacking a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay. We came so close to a tanker we almost kissed.

That’s something that no sailor wants to do.

My friend Monkey Man hosts this microfiction in 160 characters each Sunday. Join us for a writing challenge and great stories.

Love this reflection of 44 foot boat Reverie thanks K Tyler Conk

*http://www.flickr.com/photos/ktylerconk/3383234801

Whisper (Thursday Poets Rally)

Listen darling

only for you

words I’m saying

verifiably true

***

knowing you’re close

makes my heart soar

Blue eyes twinkle

when you look  to my soul

***

I love best

next to your ear

hint of a whisper

to the one I hold dear

****

and he believes her…

****

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