Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Poetry Wednesday - Waiting

Marcus C. Bell 1953-2010   

Always waiting for you
Me always early
You always late
Pretending it wasn't so.

So why rush now
To this unspecified destination
Beating me to the finish line
While I wait for you to stop the race.

Waiting again
Will I always
Think of you
As time passes without you.

You will never show up
Never arrive as I always feared
Dreading the call
That never came.

Always said I'd leave
And I did
But never far enough away.
You beat me at last.

Now it is your turn to wait
Hope you are better at it than I
Because I don't plan to rush.

J. Binford-Bell August 2010
In Memory


  1. Your deep thoughts and feelings right here.
    I am so sorry.
    Hold on.

  2. I am so sorry, Jacqui.
    Your poem speaks to us all most poignantly. As Bee said,Hold on..hold on for all of us here who care so much for you.

  3. I feel for you, Jacqui... A touching and poignant poem that we can all identify with.


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