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Jumping The Gun

Just because I've learnt to swim underwater,
Doesn't mean I can live without breathing.
Just because I can walk on the surface,
Doesn't mean I can't slip and start sinking.

If I don't look in the mirror,
Doesn't mean my face has changed.
If I start at the beginning,
Still I have to reach the end.

Just because there is a meaning
Doesn't mean I understand (or know it).
Just because the whole thing happened,
Doesn't mean that it was planned (or wanted).

And because there is a party,
Doesn't mean that I'm invited,
And because there's no desire,
Doesn't mean that I am frigid.


love's tempestvaginismusdepressionperspectivehard truthcold shoulder

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 5th Jun 2021 12:02

Thank you for commenting, John ?
(sorry for the late response, too)

Jumping the gun almost always leads to the unexpected ?

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John Coopey

Mon 31st May 2021 08:42

That took a turn for the unexpected, Aviva!

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sun 30th May 2021 22:16

Thank you for commenting, Stephen ?

Thanks also to everyone who has clicked 'Like' for this poem ?

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Stephen Gospage

Sun 30th May 2021 21:26

A good, thoughtful poem.

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