The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

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    The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

    Driving car home that fateful night
    Crawling along in winter rain, dazzled by headlight.
    Rushed to get home, but got nowhere
    I wanted to get back but nobody seemed to care.
    As I drove up the hill with the house ‘to let’
    My life changed, there you were – my silhouette.

    In your window brushing your hair,
    I had to guess, was it dark, was it fair?
    Entranced, I fell in love
    With the woman in the window above.
    As I drove past the house upon the hill ‘to let’
    Smile played on lip at thought of my silhouette

    Now eager to crawl home in rain, sleet or snow
    No hurry to get back, for you I want to know
    To run loving fingers through your hair
    To be with you, to be there
    So every night there you were in the house upon the hill ‘to let’
    My darling sweetheart, my silhouette

    Winter now nearly passed, new fear what with Spring.
    Afraid of light, what will the new season bring?
    No longer a need for light in your room
    The thought and fear of Spring does loom
    For no longer shall I see you in the house upon the hill ‘to let’
    No longer will you be my silhouette

    Flowers bud, blossoms bloom, Spring is here
    With daylight comes worst fear
    Your beautiful form no longer to see
    Winter has just started for me.
    Gone is my love in the house upon the hill ‘to let’
    I loved your never seen face, my dear silhouette

    Then one day it came to pass
    Flowers in full bloom, green was the grass
    Crawling up the hill getting near
    Your head out the window did appear
    At last to see you after all the winter snow and gale
    And to my horror Oh my god! She’s male.

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    ApaqRasgirl commented on The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

    11-06-2010

    haha, that was fantastic...you had me going there waiting for a wonderful end to come of a new romance then you took the chair right out from under me with the ending............lol.........well done........love asha

    am2anangel commented on The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

    05-24-2009

    lol great poem. I was so truly moved by the thought of loving even just the silhouette without meeting but the funny twist at the end through me. the passion in your writing is deep.

    LenaMP commented on The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

    03-15-2009

    Didn't see it coming. Too funny. Made me laugh.

    kenparme commented on The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

    01-01-2009

    Great poem with a great ending-had me laughing.

    TJF commented on The House Upon The Hill 'To Let'

    12-07-2008

    Thanks for the laugh. Very good writing. I have to read your others now.

    Poetry is what is lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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