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by Anita Mac

I wanted so very badly
for something to hit me so hard
that it changed me.
And then he did…

I still can’t recognize myself.


Posted on 03/08/2019
Copyright © 2019 Anita Mac

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Brynn Dizack on 03/08/19 at 03:09 PM

yes!!!! brutal and lovely, your specialty

Posted by Glenn Currier on 03/16/19 at 03:30 PM

I once heard: "Be careful what you ask for." Your poem tells me to be careful of what your desire as well. At first I was taken with the physical image in my mind of the fist in the face and I winced internally. But then the deeper and broader implications and meaning of your poem began to emerge. I so often yearn for a change, for something new to arise in my life that will alter my consciousness or my careless drift, but a yearning can be dangerous if its target is not anchored in good intention. Thanks so Anita.

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