In the After

What somebody said –

And, oh how we laughed –

Was the turning point’

The point of no-return,

Looked only like so much

Dust on the highway;

Neither more nor less,

No more remarkable,

Than the rest.

How sad –

Or is it ? –

That we don’t see the before

Until we’re living

In the after.

8 thoughts on “In the After

  1. My hindsight is working fine but I really need to get my foresight checked out 😉

  2. Chatty Owl says:

    Dust on the highway
    Hiding the footprints.

  3. why is it so hard to live in the moment? its the best way to be and yet we so often, as you say, dont relish how wonderful something was until long after it has passed

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