John Tansey

Rookie - 86 Points (June 4th,1961...Gemini / Bronx, New York)

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  • Rookie Ellie Azzara (11/8/2013 12:04:00 PM)

    Sir Tansey I do so love your poetry

  • Rookie Elizabeth Sheaffer (12/30/2006 8:11:00 PM)

    Your writing is amazing. Through the years I will aspire to be a fraction of what you are today.

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Letting Go......To be, or not to be?

Upon a roof,
A potential leaper,
Held by the hand of his savior
In a fingerlock hold on humanity.
One dangles from the brickface,
The other hangs over the ledge.
Both facing the enmity of danger.
Locked in each other’s lives,
One prays for death,
The other holds on for life.

Both are one in the same,
Gemini, the signs of the twins;
Is one person of a dual nature
whose planet, the volatile Mercury
burns in both desires to live and die
Both hang and help.
And the one that is dropped
Is the one that was holding.
Leaving the one ...

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