Linda Hepner

Freshman - 931 Points (London)

Fallen - Poem by Linda Hepner

The pattern’s set -
a smile, a laugh
and you have fallen, hurled like a rock,
delight, obsession,
Never will recapture
either rapture or the highest waves
which plunge and sizzle
until one year, another laugh, delight,
the wave grows again,
gathering force
smashing rock to sand.

Three times and surely
that’s enough for one life.


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  • (11/21/2007 12:53:00 PM)

    Lovely poem - harsh elements metaphorically and apparently leaving a mark. -chuck (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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