Thursday, May 30, 2013

Risk Draft # 2

Draft # 2

If she ever thought about him
and she tried not to,
for it reminded her
of the unravelling of her youth,
she supposed the attraction
had been in his daring,
his bold-faced defiance
of convention,
an attraction that left
with  marriage and the onset of parenthood
and responsibility beyond self
understanding too late
only then had she seen the weakness
behind alcohol induced swagger,
knowing the only risk taken
had been in choices she’d made.

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