sherrie tappenden

Not Now

oh God it came too soon.
without warning
bang.
right there.
out of time
and context.
hard in my face.
smack.
shock.
blink and step back
against the wall.
reaction.
protection.
but it had already
left it's mark
indelible and forever.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 28, 2009

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  • Dr.subhendu KarDr.subhendu Kar (7/10/2009 1:43:00 AM)

    left it's mark
    indelible and forever., , , that happens to happen by inevitability, time yet tolls hours unheard, passionate write, ingenious,10+++, thanks for sharing

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  • Emily OldhamEmily Oldham (5/10/2009 7:53:00 AM)

    whoa............ this poem came without warning too. completely surprising and very unique. Keep writing

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