Elizabeth Castleberry

Tie - Poem by Elizabeth Castleberry

I do
I don't
I do
I don't

Plucking petals from the flower
My convictions fluctuate
Always completely sure
But if you just wait

Another minutes goes by
And I'm back to fear
A heart-wrenching tie
I've shed more than one tear

From hot to cold
From yes to no
From meek to bold
From friend to foe

A choice between cursory affection
Or unrequited desires
Spiralling emotion
Tunnelling down into raging fires

Comments about Tie by Elizabeth Castleberry

  • Brian Dorn (7/26/2006 1:18:00 PM)

    Elizabeth, funny how we're willing to randomly place our fate in the pluck of a flower petal. I like the indecisiveness... good write!
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  • (7/26/2006 12:38:00 PM)

    A Beutifully written poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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