Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Risk Draft #4

Draft #4

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 defiance of convention,
an attraction that faded
with the onset of parenthood
and responsibility beyond self
     a bigger world
     than the ego 
     of inexperience
understanding too late
the only risk taken
had been in choices she’d made
of her own making.

1 comment:

  1. I really appreciate you taking us through this process, Merlene. It really is very interesting and a rare insight into one writer's drafting process. I love your use of photos/images to accompany your posts.


For some reason I'm yet to fathom I'm unable to reply to comments left by others so thank you for dropping by and taking the time to read and comment. Merlene