the choice


the choice

she means no harm
it's a split second reaction
and love doesn't come
through doors open wide-
it sneaks in
and soaks in
a flash and a flicker
it leaks in
and falls short-
a fleeting deposition
of fight or flight-
she risks stability
but feels the breeze
she chooses havoc
and seeks control of certainties-
and when she falls
she aches with solitude
and weeps for hope

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lorenzo commented on the choice


and this poem aches with beauty.......................



thank you so much! :)

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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the risk 2
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truth 1
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a new silence 2
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dead girls are easy 13
mine 5
untitled 6 7
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untitled 3 4
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