Emily Tyger

Emily Tyger Poems

1. The Almost 9/20/2015

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  • Kadiatou (5/1/2018 5:45:00 PM)

    Will you please send tiger poems on metaphors.

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Best Poem of Emily Tyger

The Almost

The breath the pause the look
the lingering second
the second too long
too long to be not
not long enough to be
be what it may it wasn’t enough
it was almost a moment
a moment lost fleeting
there was a chance
a risk a loss
lost to us for it was an almost
held back from the edge
knifes edge we were walking
walking towards then away
passing in the street
meet me half way
no, no step back
we cannot become
becoming as is
is it?
no it is was
it is lost it is gone
we will part step back
nothing more than a breath
a word on the ...

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