she was and she was

she was and she was

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

she was and she was

 

 

 

elementary emotions

like first grade crushes

chaotic moments

composure flattened

 

 

 

 

erin-cilberto

11/30/18

© 2018 jacob erin-cilberto


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Nice and impactful, and done with such conciseness of expression.

I enjoyed the read, and all the best,

Lanny

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you for your words, Lanny,
j.
Ah, puppy love - when the tail wags the dog. We've all been there Jacob.
N.

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you, Norman,
j.
I'm still smiling, this was just great.

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you, Cherrie...so glad this could make a smile emerge.
j.
made me smile Jacob, first love and not knowing how to handle it ..

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you, Stella,
j.
My dad once told me "puppy love means nothing, except to the puppy". Its a hump to get over for sure.

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

your father was pretty smart...thanks, Cory,
j.
Wonderful use of words Jacob. Make me think, wander and smile. Thank you for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you for your words, Coyote,
j.
Coyote Poetry

5 Months Ago

You are welcome Jacob.
The first crush roller coaster ride is so well captured here, Jacob. She was and she was and somewhere she will always be! Just loved this poem 💕

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you, DIVYA...
j.
yes that first sight that arouses the senses, "I must have syndrome" only to be followed by her rejection, then the composure crashes!

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you, andrew.
j.
Oh, this bites, true, raw and deeply meaningful. I think most folk, would and could relate to this one. Fleeting moments of euphoria then kick in the butt afterwards leaving you to feel deflate and thinking. What happened? Great short poem.

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you for your words, Dawn,
j.
An excellent brevity full of so much to say and relate. I love how you describe situations past and present. Marvelous Jacob...

Posted 5 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Months Ago

thank you for your kind words, Sami,
j.
Sami Khalil

5 Months Ago

You are welcome, Jacob.

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jacob erin-cilberto
jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL



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Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..

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