Linda Hepner

Veteran Poet - 1,166 Points (London)

Trigger Happy - Poem by Linda Hepner

Bring back my email,
Lordy, bring it back.
I never meant to send it,
I never meant to press
That press key and I never meant
To let him see
My wildest wish, sent hurtling
Through the ether like
A comet, trailing harmful fire,
Streaking like a rocket
Whizzing and shrieking and
Exploding in the air
For all to see,
For him to see,
And now he knows
And now he knows
And yes I wanted to,
He needed it,
He must have known,
His face blanched
Like the moon.

Comments about Trigger Happy by Linda Hepner

  • Brian Dorn (6/13/2006 3:56:00 PM)

    Linda, great title for this poem! Hitting that send button really is like pressing the trigger... great write! !
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  • (7/28/2005 6:03:00 PM)

    Linda, I smiled at this thinking how much we are all alike...e-mail is worse than losing one's temper and shrieking because, well, they have it in print...forever. Good idea for a poem and I like your folksy voice.

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  • (7/28/2005 12:07:00 AM)

    Linda! How are ya? This one rocks! I'll write to u soon k, TC! (Report) Reply

  • (7/27/2005 11:13:00 PM)

    I can relate to this one entirely. Nice and clever, my dear. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 27, 2005

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