Shaqueena Celestin

(Trinidad and Tobago)

When You Said Hi


Yesterday when you told me hi
and flashed at me
that hundred watt smile
it did catch me by surprise.

Into momentary disequilibrium
I was suddenly thrown
because for reason unknown
you were speaking to me!

I thought, “Could this be? ”
After months of passing me by
perhaps you finally think
I’m worth your time.

As I recovered from my shock attack
and said to you hi back
my subconscious said “Yes! ”
You would make a fine new friend.

But it all made sense when you spoke again;
all you wanted was to borrow my pen.

23/12/2012

Submitted: Saturday, April 05, 2014
Edited: Sunday, April 06, 2014

Topic(s): disappointment


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (When You Said Hi by Shaqueena Celestin )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Oatmeal, Frank Avon
  2. Blackpool in a gale, sheena blackhall
  3. Tonight, Frank Avon
  4. To Eat, or Not to Eat, Frank Avon
  5. Hot Flashes, Mitzie Holstein
  6. Late and Soon, Frank Avon
  7. My Mermaid Muse, Erato
  8. A Zulu Kingdom, Margaret Alice Second
  9. Forever Purpurating Lavender, Stephen Warren Williams
  10. No Reason To Rush, Kewayne Wadley

Poem of the Day

poet Edgar Allan Poe

"Seldom we find," says Solomon Don Dunce,
"Half an idea in the profoundest sonnet.
Through all the flimsy things we see at once
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Carey York

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  7. An Enigma, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Warning, Jenny Joseph
  9. A Fairy Song, William Shakespeare
  10. On Raglan Road, Patrick Kavanagh

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]