Bold


I looked into her eyes, boldly, held her gaze,
what seemed like hours were mere seconds
and then she looked away,
blushing and I continued to look at her.
She knows what I am doing,
she understands well.
Years later I saw her again.
Tried to look into her eyes,
not so boldly but she didn’t look away,
she held my gaze boldly,
her eyes were accusing me.
I looked away closing my eyes realising what she understood
was what I couldn’t do,
neither then nor now.

~Tuba shabir


Related Articles

Phantom Thoughts

LATEST POSTS

54 DAYS
Posted in: Stories

By Vaidehi Sharma   It has been fifty four days since I saw you, and just in case you think that I have forgotten the formation of your face, then you are wrong. If you think that I haven’t even tried that, you’re wrong again. You should have warned me that it’s our last meeting, […]

Read More

ABOUT US

Phantom Thoughts is an e-magazine which unlocks access to the world of never seen literature and art from the young and fine artists around the globe. Phantom Thoughts provides uninterrupted platform to all the writers and artists by showcasing their talent in its magazine.