We saw sparrows, flying over may flowers
He, from his window sill and
I, from my corridors of twilight shades.
We stood there, floors apart, as distant time
Gazing out at the leaves before the fall
Time conspires against people
hiding them, inside frames of yesteryears.
They move around in black and white
like a movie from the silent era, unless
snow melts on the first dawn, when
reindeers come out to shade them gold.
You meet for a first time, some day
after so many days together
In a city, you shared.
On those lanes you walked together,
Unaware, in the crowd.
You hear the music of the alphabets
in the words, you left
for the other to pick up.
Smiles and silences glide
as if in love, like never before.
We take the road to the South,
One summer day
And meet the sea
like a flag flying out,
from the edge of the world.
We become the blue
of the current in our veins
as we leave, hand in hand
for a mastless sail.