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Shatter
by +Steven Curtis Lance

Saturday, June 11, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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"Does it matter / If I shatter?"


Shatter

 

The street is full of potholes

I suddenly realize

An emotional shakedown

The fence is full of knotholes

All suddenly filled with eyes

Another nervous breakdown

In the making

 

I can feel the memories

In the shaking

Of my hands at times like these

In the breaking

Of these icicles tinkling

At my bleeding feet

As frozen tears are sprinkling

Down the snaking street

 

I fall into a pothole

And I disappear

You watch me through a knothole

Far away from here

The stars are falling

I am too

And I am calling

Calling you

 

Does it matter

If I shatter?

 

+Steven Curtis Lance

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/12/2005
Interseting topic and one you covered so well with true conviction and insight. Well done. Steve

Felix
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 6/12/2005
Wow- YOu give me something to really think hard on Steve my friend.
Many deadends but, still faith in the not knowing. Many HuGs 2 U- Lady,Sheee
Reviewed by Mary Quire 6/12/2005
Interesting write, Steven. That's the big question, isn't it? Does love that has left us care if we breakdown completely? A very sad state...

M.Rose



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