the risk (new revised version)

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the risk (new revised version)

he said feel fast
because you will fall later
and it will hurt-
harder

he said just stay-
and let go

a bridge will form
and then a bridge will fall-

his arms open up to me
yet they always feel-
as though they fall short of me-
and there is a witness
to this that remains
who holds fast
to our broken aims-

he just arrived
but it feels like he just left
and still-

i always go back to simple
and i always go back to every-
word he said

a laugh-
a sigh
a laugh-
a laugh-

oh, how i loathe this waiting place-
how i knew when i met you-
yet somehow i-
am still searching for peace
and yet somehow now-
i can taste it
so close-
but always soon gone-

soon gone-
soon gone-
only a breath
only a sigh
only-
only
one

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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

simplypeace’s Poems (26)

Title Comments
Title Comments
haiku 2
the risk (new revised version) 0
him 3
if i could talk 3
the choice 1
untitled.....
.once again...
4
youth 3
the risk 2
stolen 4
out of life 1
truth 1
naked cigarettes 2
a new silence 2
the meeting 10
often and then 15
dead girls are easy 13
mine 5
untitled 6 7
accusations in peace 5
untitled 5 6
untitled 4 4
untitled 3 4
untitled 2 3
untitled 4
haiku 6
unconditional 7