Friday, July 9, 2010
Blind Review Friday
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This week's offering is from a Clevelandpoetics the Blog contributor.
I planned to grow old and gracefully so.
Killed you off instead, which I’ll never get over.
There is blood on my teeth, in my mouth.
You can call it a choice but it wasn’t.
Call it my idea but it wasn’t.
When there’s a gun to your head
You’ll pretty much say anything.
At least, I did.
There is nothing I do not remember.
Discipline is the art of paying attention
To the present and I am
So very undisciplined.
I had other maps but I lost them.
We loved the borders and crossed them.
I am serving your sentence and mine.
Low tide, January sky.
Outside the pickup truck, the trees are bare.
It’s time to be getting back.