Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

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Up Against The Wall - Poem by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Well, my fine young friend,
I see you are up against
The wall.
Are you afraid?
'Well, no, not exactly.'
Well then, get on with it!
'But two hearts will be broken! '
Well, my young friend, may I remind you,
You are up against the wall...
One of you will simply have to get over it!
'May I climb the wall, sir?
'May I climb the wall?
No, there is no escape there!
'But if I surrender sir, if I give in...
The consequences could be devastating! '
It's called life my fine young friend,
It's called life!
'Well, sir,
Perhaps I'll just walk away.'
Don't you mean run away my friend?
'Well, Sir, remember, I am
Up against the wall! '
'Love abandoned me here and I am alone and lost,
Up against this wall of despair! '

Comments about Up Against The Wall by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

  • (2/23/2008 11:34:00 AM)

    I love this poem. Its so deeeep. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/9/2007 6:49:00 PM)

    I really like this poem. Its light hearted but with a quite deep mesge. I found it very interesting


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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

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