exploding vs. imploding

by Nanette Bellman

i'd rather sacrifice myself
for the greater good of mankind
than to be selfish
and keep it all to myself


Author's Note: 1:27 AM

Posted on 03/12/2009
Copyright © 2020 Nanette Bellman

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Joan Serratelli on 03/12/09 at 07:45 PM

At 1:27 AM, I was trying to fall asleep- you made better use of that time than I did! short and right to the point! loved it! good write.

Posted by Elizabeth Jill on 03/13/09 at 12:07 AM

I will match your sacrifice and raise you.

Posted by Elizabeth Jill on 03/13/09 at 12:08 AM

8:08 PM

Posted by Anita Mac on 03/13/09 at 04:29 AM

I think I feel the same, but I could never come up with this twist on it. Well said.

Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 03/14/15 at 06:28 PM

Evocative poem, Nanette. Congrats on POTD. Well deserved!

Posted by Mo Couts on 03/14/15 at 10:16 PM

What a woman you are; congrats on POTD girlie!

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