Petra Creffield

Rookie - 3 Points (7th October The Summer of Love / Leeds)

The Elusive Hero Poem by Petra Creffield


The Elusive Hero

I wait I wait
For the fairytale to begin
Put my life on hold
Keep my breath in
Until he comes
Who he is I do not know
Yet I have waited for him my whole life through
Is it him over there or is it you?
Sometimes I think I glimpse him
Reflected in my lovers eyes
But in the morning he is gone
My elusive intangible hero
Always out of reach
A shadow in my mind
Keeping me restless
Keeping me blue
Looking for you

Petra Creffield 2006

Submitted: Saturday, January 13, 2007
Edited: Saturday, December 25, 2010

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