Crossbeams

by Aegis   Jan 17, 2019


You are a sinkhole threatening
to collapse beneath my
fragile knees-

unannounced.

I almost relish the thought
of you being my
crutches.

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  • 2 months ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    I second what Ben said a thousand times! That ending line is just... breathtaking. Your brevity is always a breath (or punch) of fresh air. Always.

  • 2 months ago

    by S.T.A.R.

    I have just commented this, but this is really the reason I love short poetry. I am very glad to see this nominated!!

  • 2 months ago

    by Maple Tree

    You never disappoint me in making my mouth drop!

    • 2 months ago

      by Aegis

      And then the queen herself too?! You're all too good to me<3

  • 2 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    You are the king of punchy last lines on this site - undisputed!

    Take care and all the best,

    Ben

    • 2 months ago

      by Aegis

      Oh my^_^ Coming from the King himself! Thank you so much!

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