A Poem by Zipho_D

Time came, time passed.



When was the last time I saw you?

When was the last time I held you?

When was the last time I felt your touch?

When was the last time I saw your smile?

And when was the last time I held your hand?


I’m hollow. A huge and spacious void was

Left within me. Unfinished, cut memories

Are what occupy my restless mind. Memories

I seem not to forget, memories I keep

Replaying and rewinding.


But as hurt as I am. I understand that this

Was never your intention. This was never

Your fault. Time came, time passed. The only

Trace of our existence is the time that’s

Passed. But as passive as time is. It still

Left these pictures playing in my head.


I keep seeing you. I keep seeing us. I

Try to calm down. My head-I don’t know

If it is it I can trust. I see you almost every day.

But like time. I can never touch. I just hope

You feel this too because my mind needs a



© 2019 Zipho_D

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Added on May 9, 2019
Last Updated on May 9, 2019



Pietermaritzburg, Elandskop, South Africa

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