I had it but now it’s gone.
For a very short second,
the idea belonged to me.
It’s soft words were poised
to dance gently on my tongue.
All the eager letters were hanging
on the ends and the reds of my lips.
I had the idea but now it’s gone.
Subtle meanings were in my grasp.
But foolishly they ventured too close
to the dark brims of my thoughts,
and all the words and their letters
fell off my absent mind’s edge
and turned forever into the forgotten.