Patti Masterman

How Much Are Words Like Bridges - Poem by Patti Masterman

How much are words like bridges-
Or fires, to cut a swathe,
Some distances not traveled;
Last stop, where love got off.

How often time's the bludgeon
That knocks us to our knees,
While heavy trains keeps coming;
While the smoke leaves on the breeze.

Comments about How Much Are Words Like Bridges by Patti Masterman

  • (8/8/2014 6:39:00 PM)

    Those last two lines rumble and roll with an invisible force, just like an old run-away train! (Report) Reply

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  • (6/18/2011 2:10:00 PM)

    ouch, but true, a master piece of regret. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 7, 2011

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