Jennie Chester

Rookie (05/05/1990 / England, West Midlands)

Who Knows? - Poem by Jennie Chester

Who knows why this had to happen?
Not me.
But I care.

Who can change it?
Not me? I say.
You’re wrong, I tell myself.

What If I can change it?

Why care but do nothing? You ask.
Because I care too much.

Can I help you?
Should I help you?
Who knows?

What if I intervein, and respond to your wish to breathe your last breath?
What if I don’t?

Will I be able to stand here, next to you
Knowing that I could take the space between us and turn it into your freedom.
Who knows?

I can’t take it anymore
So I did it.
To both of us.
For both of us.
What happened after I took those steps that would be my last?
What happened after you took your last breath?

Who knows?
We do.

Comments about Who Knows? by Jennie Chester

  • (12/4/2005 5:35:00 PM)

    Good Stuff! ! ! !

    Your writing is really deep and meaningful, real from the heart stuff, I'm a fan! ! ! !

    Hope to see more soon, and good luck with the GCSE's! ! ! ! ! !
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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 16, 2005

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