Once

Once.


Once smiling eyes.

Once such bright eyes.

They could get the world to melt.

Could make me melt.
Once such a smiling mouth.

Once such a soft mouth.

Kissed with over a thousand times.

Spoken through over a thousand times.

Once we were as one.

Once united as one.

Suddenly such emptiness and loneliness.

Suddenly,so prohibited an end.

Once such warm affection.

Once such a burning love.

Have we lost everything we had?

Do we have nothing like that was ourselves once?

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About jachso

Hey Destiny Poets. I live in Denmark about 90 km from Copenhagen and works in Roskilde as a teacher and mentor. I'm probably not like most men of my age and yes I am aged 50 years old. I've tried a lot of jobs without finding what I'm passionate about. Writing, I have always loved and I was probably just 14 years old when I produced my first poem. I have not yet been released some of my poems, but I hope it happens one day. I just finished a novel which I would like to have published, now the time and talent show whether I have the ability to write. Poetry has a special meaning for me and this is where I really feel at home. My life has sometimes been marked by many losses. In the mid eighties, I lost my fiance at the time when the accident happened was pregnant. She lost control of the car and drove herself and her child, who was on his way thereby, to death. It has really made its mark on my life and way of thinking. In the late nineties, I had problems with my back and had to seek other avenues to support myself. I finally decided to enroll at university and was admitted to the humanist line. I read philosophy, science, psychology, journalism and history, but philosophy and psychology is my major interest. I thrive today in the RUC aka Roskilde University just 25 km from Copenhagen. My job is to guide and teach, and it is a job with speed and that gives me a lot again. I have two collections of poems ready to be released, if I can find a publisher who will publish them. I have no children, it would obviously be my lot in life although I have tried, but luck never smiled at me that way. If you have any questions for me so I hope you just ask away all you want, I'll respond as soon as I have read the questions. With kindest regards from Jan Sorensen

1 thought on “Once

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    Really powerful and heartfelt. ( Editorial note :- Hi Jan, the actual date of publication you will note is different from date of submission,I carried out some very minor alterations to your otherwise excellent use of English grammar and syntax and felt it best not to rush the procedure. ) Once again,thank you for posting and sharing.But do please note,that some of you other submissions require considerable reworking and re-submitting once completed.

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