I Stood There Waiting

Poem By Parameswaran K V

I stood there waiting
for a gap in the traffic
to cross the highway.

Lives rushed on throbbing
from the hoary past,
through looming future,
to unknown destinies, far away.

Till their steps staggered,
raised hands groped in the void
to help the collapse on the tarmac.

Ages passed to centuries,
years, days and moments
while I stood.

Comments about I Stood There Waiting

A very sustained write. Thanks
an interesting poem of life not being in the fast or slow lane but just waiting and observing? .........well written.


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