Prague famous church
Photo by Steve Jurvetson

I was unable to see

The morning thru your eyes,

To fit the time in a painting

And lock him out in one of your museums.

 

I was unable to cover

Your dusty beauty

In a few antiquities that

I bought when I left

 

I was unable to keep your past

Over my present

For just one more moment,

I was unable to bring a piece of you

Home, with me.

 

I was unable to print

Your overwhelming beauty

Over my retina

And make it last forever.

 

Now, I’m just unable

To remove you from my memories

And bring you to life.




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