j.m. Merrill

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Push And Pull - Poem by j.m. Merrill

A tiny shove off for the realization of your mind

A slight tug back before it sinks in

What if your anchor didn’t rescue my heart?

What if it floated away in the empty lake of lost love?

Slipping over that edge is a long dropp to the shallow pit of regret…

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 16, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 3, 2008

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