Anita Jonker


Falling


I knew it was a bad idea.

I knew it would hurt.

All the knowledge in the world could not stop my heart.

I knew it was foolish.

I knew it would burn.

Yet, we are attracted to the fire that bruises us most.


i know it is making me stumble
and the floor is growing nearer...
soon it will bring my

f
a
l
l

and all I can do is let it.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Topic of this poem: love and pain


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