I wrote this about 7 years ago but thought I would share it with you as part of the A-Z Challenge. I tried to write it in the form of a Shakespearean sonnet. I'm sure it's nowhere near right, but it means a lot to me nonetheless. Hope you like it.
Within a crowd I thought I saw your face;
Your Roman nose, your glinting eyes, your skin,
Your gait, a restless memory; a trace,
Of long lost motherhood, my flesh and kin,
As painful memories are lost in love
And longing, to be with you once again
Is all I crave; a moment from above,
A touch, a glance, communion to attain.
A time to heal, a bridge to build and cross
This endless gulf of space and time, and yet
To grasp and hold and feel what I have lost;
To quench my thirst and feelings of regret,
But when you looked into my face I knew;
Your vacant glance told me it was not you.