flip side

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flip side

I had an explosion of thoughts
upon these words

"taking life for granted"

I say

"why not?"

am I not a believer
beyond my grave
before it is made?

if the end
is just another beginning
then the beginning
is still life

who would not want
to take that for granted?

we were granted life
for the taking

a beginning that we
did not grant ourselves

but it's the "end"
that we keep reminding
ourselves of

Why?

I'd rather take life for granted

it has more beginnings





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PRober commented on flip side

07-06-2009

a circular pattern here at the start, and ends back at the beginning! Clever write!

Bwyn commented on flip side

01-22-2009

Such Honesty...

Vincent commented on flip side

01-16-2009

WOW! you have given me something to ponder, so I pondering, good write, smiles Vincent

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

Hathor4Wine’s Poems (91)

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sudden shivers 0
use of words 0
per se 0
pioneer 0
the quest 0
wide awake 0
welcome to cheap dates 0
crawling for candy 1
all made up 0
necessary diversities 0
burial ground 1
I apologize 2
beyond this 1
my rhyme or reason 1
a replica 3
I stand beside 2
imperial revolution 1
what I do know is... 3
a split tongue 1
a slight of step 1
a once a year occasion 2
a death 1
that amazing light 2
the eye in question 1
my crowded wall 3
no facsimile 2
a vision 2
before I am consumed 2
Compunction 1
essential 1
gewgaw 0
to be a better vine 1
passed by 1
criminal 3
soul burn 5
Thrilled 2
eyes to see 1
poker night 2
a hidden silence 1
you unfinished 4
deep-diving 1
600 mile void 0
untitled love 1
said and done 1
is it warm enough? 1
a song bird fate 2
sad bird 1
and so 3
to my friend 1
untitled 1
Hello to Myself 1
in plain view 1
half note 2
your neighbor 1
to those who forget... 2
that day will come 3
all eyes on you 3
Bella Claire 0
a mirror's poor reflection 1
dirt 2
within reach for now 0
red dawn surfacing 1
how close... 1
pictures do say more 2
forget not 0
I've missed it 3
all is forgiveness 4
it bounced back 4
figure eights 2
My Dancing Queen 3
more to go on 3
off its axis 2
glazed 5
flip side 3
easy now... 3
untimely 3
ignorance 3
exposure 6
one more time 0
inside out 1
queen of denial 3
another 180 degrees 2
and we must 1
It's Always You Too 2
The Cult of "Education" 5
only to return 2
hollywood entrapment 6
not so unseen now 4
Look! No Guard Rails! 4
you just made my day 2
Plenty Of It 3