How He Sounded

I was in my thirties
the first time,
I read the words,
I held the book,
I heard the voice,
and as I read,
the words,
they somehow
managed
to wrap themselves
around me,
entered my
bloodstream,
until embedded
in my DNA,
took root there
while I dreamt
upon a lake
amongst
the mountains,
and then I gave
the words away,
and I forgot for awhile,
about the voice
I had read there
upon the pages,
until I heard
the voice again,
but this time,
it was as if
my own blood
betrayed me,
and how, ever since,
I have tried,
but failed to forget
how he sounded.

 

Tagged ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: