Martha Collins


Lines - Poem by Martha Collins

Draw a line. Write a line. There.
Stay in line, hold the line, a glance
between the lines is fine but don't
turn corners, cross, cut in, go over
or out, between two points of no
return's a line of flight, between
two points of view's a line of vision.
But a line of thought is rarely
straight, an open line's no party
line, however fine your point.
A line of fire communicates, but drop
your weapons and drop your line,
consider the shortest distance from x
to y, let x be me, let y be you.


Comments about Lines by Martha Collins

  • Brian  Taylor (4/27/2016 11:36:00 PM)


    This is A very great poem (Report) Reply

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  • (1/21/2014 10:11:00 AM)


    Nice piece of work it's really compelling to think of comparing two elements of a line to real life (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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