ruby.e

Blonde Hair

His blonde hair is glistening in the sun.
I see him running.
He ran away from me.
He ran away from his fears.
And now he runs for a team.
His blonde hair glistens as he runs.
I try to speak to him.
He won't make eye contact.
He looks at my eyes and looks away.
So awkward and shy.
His blonde hair glistens as he speaks.
I watch him shiver.
He's cold but won't admit it.
He takes my hand.
I know he's just doing it for warmth.
His blonde hair glistens in the moonlight.
I attempt to talk to him.
He hasn't called me in weeks.
He makes it clear it's not working.
We say our goodbyes.
His blonde hair glistens as he walks away.

Comments4

  • Abora

    heartbreak is the most potent muse.

    well done.

    • ruby.e

      Thanks. The funny thing is we're still friends even though he broke my heart. Sometimes people just don't work out in a romantic way but have great potential for friendship.

    • Christina K

      this is really neat - i love the repetition involving his blonde hair

      • ruby.e

        Thank you

      • myself and me

        It seems that "His blonde hair" drew your attention, and got your heart.
        Nice writing.

        • ruby.e

          Thanks

        • FredPeyer

          I do like the way you structured this poem with the repetition of 'his blond hair'. Would you have loved him if he would have been black-haired?

          • ruby.e

            I would have but the poem wouldn't have been as good.



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