Saturday, 2 September 2017

Our Possible Life




 'But for those short times
we seemed to be alive...'

Going There - Jack Gilbert

The danger when we try to leave.
Going over and over afterward
what we should have done
instead of what we did.
But for those short times
we seemed to be alive. Misled,
misused, lied to and cheated,
certainly. Still, for that
little while, we visited
our possible life.

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