Faith Elizabeth Brigham

Rookie (May 14,1953 / Pittsburgh, PA)

I Could'Ve Been You - Poem by Faith Elizabeth Brigham

i could've been you
if i were your age
in the current day
yes, you with the hair
in purposeful disarry
ring in one nostril
and ever so cautious
look in your eyes

i feel your pain
not in precisely
the same way you do
but i've been on
the edge of terror before
and when all is said and done
the fact remains i could've
been you (believe me, baby)
i know because i've been
where you have be

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  • (10/30/2005 8:01:00 AM)

    I think this myself a lot. Sometimes I'm grateful, sometimes not. Nice flowing language (except for the typo on line 14) . (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 29, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 1, 2005

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