He Had It All - Poem by Daniel Northcutt
I had this job once.
I was so young.
I could still look forward.
Not like now,
Now, I can only look back.
Anyway, there was this guy there,
He was so popular with everyone,
I hated him for that.
He was one of those types that have it all together;
Everything I mean.
One day he says to me,
After his date with the girl I liked,
'Dancing is a vertical expression of your horizontal desires.'
Wow, this guy had it all.
That quote always stuck with me.
In part because he had just danced with the girl I wanted.
In part because it was so damn smooth,
In part because I never really did understand it,
And it was that lack of understanding,
That involuntary ignorance,
That so came to define my life.
Comments about He Had It All by Daniel Northcutt
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Still I Rise
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You