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The Dilemma

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DramaMama
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0 posted 10-31-1999 07:04 PM       View Profile for DramaMama   Email DramaMama   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for DramaMama

The Dilemma

Suspended between two worlds,
I crave adventure and absurdity
But substitute sameness and stability,
Never quite brave enough to gulp
But only to nibble and to sip.

What if I venture too far into that other life
Only to find that there is no life?
If I step too far into the bright
And can never return?

Damn morals and sensibleness.
Curse reasonableness.
I teeter between
Where I ought to be and
Where I want to be.

If I leap the chasm,
Or simply extend my hand beyond
What I know is safe,
To grasp,
To embrace,
That other world,
And find that it fills me
With a sweet, but long forgotten joy,
Shall I ever again be satisfied with
Security?

@ 1997 Pat Hornsby Crochet
© Copyright 1999 DramaMama - All Rights Reserved
Denise
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1 posted 10-31-1999 07:26 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

Decisions, decisions, decisions! Ah, but I think it is always wise to listen to caution!
Great writing here! I enjoyed this very much!

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Very good piece of writing here. I really enjoyed it
Watcher666
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Thought provoking...enjoyed the read!

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