blank verse

Clouds and contrails, above Peep o’ Day last night

I said: I want us each to live our lives.

Finding our own ways, forging distinct paths.

He asked if I’d found someone new.  I said:

No.  There’s only me.  Isn’t that enough?

I want to shine through; sing out; dance once more

To my own heartbeat.  I crave the feeling

Of sun on my back, and wind in my hair.

I need to live a while in the moment,

Because life is fragile and uncertain.

My wish for you is that you do the same.



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9 responses to “blank verse

  1. “Dance once more to my own heartbeat”

    Oh, yes.

    That is a beautiful poem.

  2. Nell

    Beautiful indeed.

    Thank you for sharing.

  3. dawn

    thankyou – and oh so true
    x x

  4. That’s a wonderful poem (and sentiment)

  5. Catriona


  6. Liz

    I hope you get to dance once more.

  7. Live in the moment. Oh yes.

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