Poetry

Explanation

Written by Jacob Ibrag

As I left my parents home,

mother followed and called out my

name. Her voice dripped with worry as she

looked at me with those eyes only a mother could

share for a child. She asked me how I knew you were

the galaxy I forever wanted to float within. How was it

possible that in just several weeks time, we were already

finishing each others thoughts and sentences? I tried

to reply, and yet I couldn’t find the words. So all

I did was smile. You are much more than an

explanation, and I hope to never find

out why we make sense.


Photography by Ivan Gorokhov

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39 comments on “Explanation

  1. Love the mix of motherhood and true love!

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  2. Sir, I am an ardent follower of your works sir. This is another class piece. Salute.

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  3. Beautiful ❤ There is something exquisite in the mystery of love

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  4. Mother… all love begin and end there

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  5. Such a beautiful blend! 🙂

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  6. The galaxy I always wanted to float within. Resounds with those times we find/fall in love yet it still remains a mystery. Awesome!

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  7. Sounds like a mother’s worrying about her daughter’s decisions in life, and just wanted her child to make the right choices in life…

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  8. I’m IN LOVE. I love this so much.
    “You are much more than an explanation, and I hope to never find out why we make sense.”
    This gave me shivers… ❤
    Thank you for sharing 🙂

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  9. This…this touched me. Amazing work

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  10. Lobe the shape of this poem! Great words (:

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  11. A beautiful perspective to see love…

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  12. Jonathan Mpulubusi

    Sweet *clap clap clap*

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  13. emotionalspaces

    The opening lines tugged at my heartstrings. And the closing lines are just wowie!

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  14. Beautiful, thanks for the share. True connection

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  15. Beautifully written! It’s so true, some things don’t need an explanation.

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  17. Truly another wonderful piece, my heart started aching and hoping just from that short poem❤️

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