Mysterious LadyA Poem by Ryan Loftis
A man becomes smitten with a woman to which he meets at a town gathering. He is suprised when she notices him and ignores everyone else in order to walk to him.
I glared as a lady flew on a bird
Of which kind I had never heard
The entire town's people gathered in awe
It flew with such grace, I couldn't withdraw
As the bird landed on the ground,
People gathered from all around
Every person from the town was there
To watch the flow of the lady's hair
To watch her teeth sparkle so bright
To watch her face emit so much light
To watch her eyes gleam so yellow
To hear her voice, like a siren's soft bellow
Among the large crowd, she strode right to me
Her face lit up with utter glee
"Is it you, my long lost brother?
The one who got lost after the death of my mother?"
"I am Julian, your very own kin
The one who'd gotten lost, but can't recall when
The one who was lost for many a night
In which it has caused me so much fright"
Harder and harder the wind had blown,
The easier it was for the truth to be known
Even as much as I had missed her,
Mistakenly, the one I had loved was my very own sister
© 2010 Ryan Loftis