poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Random Poem:

too late for fruit, too soon for flowers
Romanspring

In all things
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I found myself walking back from your window,
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I’m finally painting my own picture
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and you may like its art but you’ll never like its truth.
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I put my toe in the water
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and found myself drowning,
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but no matter what I did I couldn’t die.
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I swallowed water,
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moved in a liquid friction motion
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and strained to see
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that my life wouldn’t end.  
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No, so I did what I was taught and made the best of the situation.
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And I lay down and watched the pigeons and sun fly.
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the water rippled as voices echo though.
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Still living, now choking
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I pulled out my pen and release the ink,
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there were screams from land and then silence as they read the message….
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”Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers.”
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