Sunday, October 24

Poetry Bus for 25th October

Chance Encounter

I had not thought to meet another
who sought a place of solitude that day,
but fate had other plans. Although we met
as strangers, yet, with conversation,
began a seedling friendship. We recognised
an understanding- not one rooted in words -
where she and I were in agreement
on many levels. Had the Universe planned
this happenstance? Did our auras call
to one another across time and space?
Did they mark this place as a possible
intersection of our pathways?
Was this a sign, a crossroad made to force
a change of direction in our lives? Who knows?
But friendship, offered and accepted,
is a double sided currency
which pays unimagined dividends.

For Poetry Bus tickets to other Meeting Places, go and see Argent's Bus Route this week.

14 comments:

  1. Great words as always. A two way street friendship is alway the best kind.

    CJ xx

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  2. 'a double sided currency' - how true.

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  3. Very nice and I really like the last line - so true!

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  4. The last three lines are great, such concision/ conciseness... anyway - perfect description

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  5. Very thoughtful exploration of happenstance and counting the blessings of a "chance" encounter!

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  6. Did our auras call
    to one another across time and space?
    Did they mark this place as a possible
    intersection of our pathways?

    How lovely a way to describe the feeling of clicking right away with someone. :)

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  7. Isn't happenstance a great word? Must try and work it into a poem some time...

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  8. hope you have fun riding your poetry bus.

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    Thanks a lot for the support to Jingle Poetry Potluck, I could not always find time to show how much we appreciate your support, here, three awards for you, hope to see you in of week 7, our theme is love and romance. Happy Monday, Happy Blogging! xxx

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  10. I love this poem. Some great lines, especially loved the last three.

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  11. Sometimes, by some conjoining of all the right elements, we find a person with whom we bond instantly. Lucky moment. Lucky circumstance. Good poem!

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  12. Isn't it wonderful when this happens! Sometimes a happenstance friendship, perhaps fated by the Universe end up being the best of all. Wonderful poem!

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  13. Happy Potluck..
    your entries tickle me,
    how divine you are to share your wisdom with us this week...
    cheers..

    enjoyed your poetry.

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