Once - A Poem
Once fell upon my eyes as a word for my feelings.
Simple and Small.
Singular in rhythm but complex in emotions.
I can still taste it, vibrating my body.
Touching my lips with the moisture of my tears.
Once upon a Time.
Once in a While.
Once in a Lifetime.
It came to me like a bullet.
Hard and Unforgiving.
It came to me like a flame.
Gently igniting, glowing
It came to me like a wave.
Engulfing and Drowning.
Then flat and numb.
It came to me like the sun.
caressing my shoulders.
Then Once, trickled down from the trees with the leaves,
Once bloomed from the soil like a fresh growth.
Once was a familiar, brand new thing.
But Once was also lost forever.
Once was everything all at...