Timothy Marshal Nichols


Can You Imagine?


Could I imagine you?
Striding, tempting
More than another's
Vain enticement

Could I anticipate you?
With so zealous a fortitude
Greater than others could
Ever foresee

Should I envisage you?
So desperate as being
Unable to endure
Separation from you

Could I perceive you?
So despairing
As if to wither
Apart from you

Did I imagine you?
And the fearful
Ineptitude of these
These impossible lyrics

Could you also imagine?

Submitted: Thursday, July 05, 2012
Edited: Friday, July 06, 2012
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Overdosing on Inanity

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