Tiny Fawns

Daily poetry from Brianna Dawn.

air and earth

it’s better to fall in love instead
of to reach for it – arms outstretched,
held up high against gravity tend to grow numb,
overcome by aching, growing weak —
you can’t catch air – there is nothing it can hold
fall sharp, hit the ground – let the pieces rest
for a bit in the dirt, and when you’re ready,
when you no longer hurt – you’ll be able to
hold it all, hand and hand, because strength
can be built even on shifting sand

Categories: Poetry, Post A Day 2017

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1 reply

  1. beautiful – ‘… because strength / can be built even on shifting sand’

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