Holding On To A Memory


Focused

I didn’t dare
to meet your gaze
unwilling to let you see
the longing in my eyes

I focused instead
on your hands
resting on the table

but I couldn’t reach out
to hold them
for fear I wouldn’t let go

So I let you walk away
And held on to your memory

© 2017 Uma Venkatraman ~ All Rights Reserved

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