Hello Stranger

We met the other day,

All was fine one could say.

Let's face the truth: it was not.

We were strangers to one another,

Different from what we thought.

It was awkward,

Was it not?

 

We greeted, and huged

Yet the familiar embrace wasn't there.

It felt hollow and empty,

As if my friend was gone.

Where you really there?

Have I changed too much?

Our friendship was fine

But perhaps a reality is too much.

 

We text for a while,

We always have something to say,

But when we're together it goes away.

We don't have conversations,

Proper ones at least,

Jumping around from topic to topic,

But it is all the same.

 

We were friends once,

But what is it that is gone?

Was I not what you expected?

Did I expect too much?

Hello there stranger,

Someone I swore I knew,

It was nice to meet you.

But time slips by,

As does our meeting,

Maybe our old friendship lost its meaning.

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
Our world

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