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poetry by j matthew waters

escape from within


caught on thin ice

i suddenly became lost

like a runaway kite

my cheeks busting

eyes leery yet fearless

of the insane cracks

daring my bladed soles

to never stop flying




july two thousand twelve
copyright j matthew waters
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5 thoughts on “escape from within

  1. Very nicely put! I love this one! You really have a gift for amazing poetry that seems to be simple, yet it is not!

  2. Thanks so much, Lola, I’m so glad you enjoyed this poem. JW

  3. I did!!! I like fleeting poems, just like kites trying to get away…. 🙂

  4. You have an amazing sensibility- very rare nowadays!

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