Gainor Ventresco Laney

Rookie (March 29,1963 / Boston, Mass)

The Untelling - Poem by Gainor Ventresco Laney

My heart and my feet long to travel
I woke at 3am and lay with my dreams
held them close
wrapped them warmly around my lover and me
let them seep into our skin
permiating the cold November morning

By this time next week
I'll have put so many miles between myself and this life
Waking up far from this barren and unforgiving place
too far for memories or persistent
zombie eyed ghosts to follow

Along the way I will untell my story
and
at last
free the bird in me


Comments about The Untelling by Gainor Ventresco Laney

  • (12/14/2005 11:30:00 AM)


    Like the idea of untelling my story, very cool. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/13/2005 5:14:00 PM)


    how freedom calls to us all
    and brave those
    who rush and grab it
    and give themselves the right
    to experience joy
    without the burden
    of memory
    fine work
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 13, 2005



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