The Sunset and Us

I missed the sunset
Which I now regret
Though she insisted
I resisted
She wanted me to join her
I wanted to be there
But my shyness
Was bigger than I knew
She went there
While I stayed here
She admired the sunset alone
While regret reached to the bones
She comes back and had me promise
That I’ll go with her next time
But deep inside I
Doubt I’ll do it

Nader K.

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About Nader Elkhuzundar

Nader Elkhuzundar is a commentator on Palestinian affairs and Co-founder of Beyond Compromise ( Elkhuzundar occasionally freelances for The Guardian, International Business Times, and others. He's a social media enthusiast and tech savvy with particular interest in new technologies and analytics, and enjoys reading over Arabic coffee and dark chocolate.
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