An apparition appears after all these years
Which made me to think of things now extinct
Which happened ages ago when I was too slow
to seize a moment of love and atonement
in order to dote on some woman remote
whom I dated for some time in moments sublime
She was a part of my life and almost my wife
as I was young and stupid and believed in Cupid
To bring me some joy when I was a boy.
when feelings would grow and I did not show
how much I cared for a lifetime shared.
as she was too shy to tell me why
she wanted to be always with me.
that things are not kind when I was too blind,
too blind to see what had happened to me.
the opportunity lost and the heartbreak it cost
to relive those moments without condolence
and realise at last it was a ghost of the past,
which vanished like snow when the winter had to go
So that we can see why it never could be
Its a futile exercise in blame at this stage of the game
Which gets us nowhere even when we share
The secrets of why we remained high and dry