TO LOOK FOR YOU

To look for you in different air

While denying myself, as if I owe the explanation


To look for you, and find you intact and proud

As I arrive fragile, broken, beaten


To look for you and weaken perhaps my only inheritance from you; conceit

To look once more, hopeful to find some truth behind me


To look at you and not to know you

Not knowing you, while still caring to recover some unfamiliar world


To look for you, not knowing how

While picking up scattered answers along the way


To hug you, while fighting tears and resentment

Once again facing your silence, judgment and contempt


To return without home, from a search that leaves me nothing

Coming up short on a petty and shallow trail


© 2004 Franck de las Mercedes

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