Atef Ayadi


Her First Response


For years,
I have been waiting for
Her first response.
It Came in four bits
“No, No, No”
And then followed with a
Breath taken “Yes! ”
My life has been
Like
“No, No, No”
Followed with an earth quaking “Yes! ”
I have just to sort the many “No”
From the single odd 'Yes! '

Submitted: Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, December 08, 2010

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