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No Such Thing as Straight Lines(Poetry)

June 30, 2017

straight lines

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Written  by Linzo

There is no such thing as straight lines

Riddled with lies our lives mean less

A degree, a career we’re promised  a source


Till death do us part we keep telling lies

As if the future can be foretold

By those who can’t even bear the present


But life has ways to reveal our folly

For in choosing a straight line, we unfold it at will

It starts with our children tasting sweet rebellion


Before we know it, we’re facing unchartered waters in grief

What to do with these unfolding lines?

We suppress  them all beckoning madness

Image credit: Pixabay

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