Mind Not



mind not to make

assumptions about

the man you love

not to project on him

the beauty you hold

or wish to be there




13 responses »

  1. This nice bit of alienated wisdom touches on what I was writing in my last poem. Perhaps I could reduce it to this paraphrase – “Be not such a damn mountain!”

    Thanks ongoing for your consistently deft writing.

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    • 😂 are you talking about your “precipice” poem? I went looking for it… if the imperative BE is referred to the first singular person (either you or I 🤣) the one liner works wonder as a 🥊 Thanks for your comment and appreciation.


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