Justin Tallman

Rookie (September 4th,1989 / Milwaukee, WI)

The Sailor's Misfortune - Poem by Justin Tallman

I set sail
that I forgot
to raise the anchor
it still clings
to the shore
I ignore the tug
blaming it on
something ridiculous
like the wind
all the while
under the impression
I'm far off
on my way
to a better land
I never care
to look back
oblivious to
the cold truth
I never went

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  • (12/11/2012 9:04:00 AM)

    Who wrote it: Sometimes it is better to stay still than to go anywhere at all. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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