Face It

Face It short poem

One of those days
No way can I stay
Like this

Many ways in
But no way clear
The edge of the knife
Is ever near

Life in it’s place
A two sided face
Which one to choose
For the wrong will lose

It had to go wrong
I knew like the song
The wrong tune too long

Never return
To begin and re-learn

Must feel right
The fish begin to bite
Into the light

But sense and security
Innocence and purity
Are washed away

Life in it’s place
The two sided face
No need to choose
The noose will fall loose

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 1

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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