Maggie Munro

Damage Control - Poem by Maggie Munro

The first day sings sublimely in his mind,
standing on the honed blade of her smile.
She permeates each niche of his desire,
brazen joys which better sense denies.
Open, inviting, welcoming to him alone,
admiring, passionate, indulging every whim.
The cut is powerful and deep.
Inexorably, she supplants his past,
purging truth, injecting toxic memory,
expunging all to graft her potent scion,
an impossible, unviable future
into the cleft of his fragile heart.
Could the time be already past,
for salvaging what tangled shreds
of all his yesterdays remain?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Sometimes externalising your thoughts so you can beat them with the idea of baseball bat seems like a really sensible thing to do.

Comments about Damage Control by Maggie Munro

  • Adeline Foster (5/15/2013 2:44:00 PM)

    Deep, Deep but you carried it off. Read mine - We the Unencumbered -
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  • (2/10/2013 6:40:00 AM)

    Hi Maggie... just came to see if you had anything new... well, I just had to be content with re-reading your 'older' work... which was a very pleasant 'task'... Terry (Report) Reply

  • (1/14/2013 12:24:00 PM)

    Another very good poem, Maggie... Hope to see more soon... Terry (Report) Reply

  • Donald Kuutsi (11/29/2012 5:38:00 AM)

    great poem maggie keep the fire burning..... (Report) Reply

  • (11/21/2012 6:13:00 AM)

    This is REAL poetry, stunning, stunning, stunning! (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (11/15/2012 5:28:00 AM)

    Great writing Maggie, will have to tune in for the next episode. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, November 15, 2012

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