Poetry

Temporary

Written by Jacob Ibrag

‘You’re with me, but

your mind is somewhere else,

isn’t it?’ Partly confused by her question,

he asks her to elaborate. ‘I don’t think I need to.

Truth is that no one really belongs to one another or

owes each other a thing.’ Placing a ring on the table, she

gets up from the chair and continues, ‘sometimes we

forget and, I want to thank you for reminding

me. At the end of the day, we’re

only temporary.’


Photographer Unknown

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29 comments on “Temporary

  1. I think’ sad, moving, what a pity’. An impressive post, Jacob.

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  2. Makes me think of a song I like. It’s hard coming to terms with this reality sometimes but it’s important not to waste too much time in temporary situations. Nicely put

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  3. have to say…one of the best break-up lines I’ve heard.
    I thought it was fabulous! Made me smile πŸ™‚ real big!

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  4. Really good! This website has really inspired me to write about how I’m feeling. This blog has really helped, so thanks.

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  5. I enjoy your words so much!

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  6. Arranged feelings? I love the story. πŸ™‚

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  8. No one ever belongs to us, people just pass by our lives, leaving good and bad things… I feel we just have to love each other and enjoy love while we can. Maybe, one day, we can find someone who will be by our side for a very long time, but that person is never ours either.
    I loved this piece, by the way.

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  9. its her story

    This is outstanding πŸ‘πŸ»

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  10. Not a nice feeling… Been there.

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  11. Very true, though not a reality that we like to accept when we fear being alone.

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  12. devereaux frazier

    Reblogged this on Creative Writing Reblogged.

    Like

  13. Hi eyes+words. So true! Thank you for liking “Life Then Was Hard!” Peace and Best Wishes. TheFoureyedPoet.

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  14. The use of irony is very poignant. Anand Bose from Kerala

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