The Fifty Cent Tour

Sunday, June 10, 2012

P.S.

If I could have just
said everything
that I really
wanted to say
at the time
that it was needed
instead of later
the next day

I would not
need to scribble
into letters
words that could not
find their way
from my head
to my mouth
lost, blindly shuffling
traveling south

If I could have
posted
all these notes
to everyone
I've ever met
I would love
to see their faces
smiling at what I
should have said

Rene~June 2012

For Magpie Tales

Image Credit:
Still Life, 1670, detail by Jean Fran├žois de Le Motte


16 comments:

  1. haha....seeing their faces at what i should have said...now that would be priceless...smiles.

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  2. I love this! If only I could say it the way I display it! You put my thoughts (or lack thereof) into the perfect verse.

    Rick

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  3. great take on the prompt, your poem is fresh

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  4. And I wish I could have said all this lot! *smiles*

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  5. Oooof, yea...me too! Excellent!

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  6. We've all been tongue-tied at one time or another ... your poem describes the feelings nicely.

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  7. Oh yes, we’ve all been there - thought of the witty riposte or put-down much to late. Or worse scratching atround for the right words of comfort when a friend is in need.

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  8. I have not forgotten the lovely note from you on New Year's...

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  9. Who amongst us hasn't felt this very way?

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  10. This is so relatable........in my life, so many thousands of words, but at the most crucial moments not able to say the right ones. Great writing!

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  11. Gosh. I understand this so well. I often think I wish I had...

    Lovely poem.

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  12. Wow, I really like your poems! I also write poems but in my own language, in Finnish. Great job, keep it up! :)

    xoxo
    Susanna
    http://susanna-behindmyeyes.blogspot.com

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  13. Wow, that's totally heart-string pulling. Love that.

    Makes me think of the movie I just saw--"seeking a friend for the end of the world" that has a letter story in it too. Brilliant movie. I'd love to read a prose based on that.

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