Shannon April Alice By Shannon April Alice, 7th Aug 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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And our heroine does not get her heart broken, just a little frayed around it's edges but still beating mightily...read for yourself:


Optional is not an option anymore.
I will roam
and I will writhe.
I will rally, rebuild.
I will pave a road,
I'll launch a ship.
I'll race a train, I'll run like hell.
I'll suck the marrow from my spine.
I'll hold my head above the moon.
I'll dive in the deep, I'll chase a bullet.
I'll wander out,
I'll slide away.
I'll lead an army and bomb the past.
Declare unrest and start new rule.
Crown a new king,
I'll carve a new stone.
I'll turn a new leaf and I'll sing a new song.
I'll make a new wish
And I'll burn a new bush.
I'll write a new page
And jump in with both feet.
I'll love a new lover
And befriend whom you hate.
I'll start a campaign.
I'll torch down our home.
Then move heaven and earth one inch to the left.
I'll shake. I'll regroup.
I'll push and I'll prod.
I'll ebb.... I will tide.
I'll bend, and I'll break and I'll steal,
Because optional's not an option...

Sahn 6/8/14


Amwriting, Breaking Up, Breakthrough, Breakup, Life, Love, Love And Desire, Love And Soul, Love Poem, Love Poetry, Lover, Moving Forward, Moving On, Soul Mate, Soulwriter, Source, Strength, Strong

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author avatar Shannon April Alice
I am that woman who sits on the train looking, for all the world, like a tired, single working mother commuting. I AM that mother, but that far away dreamy look in her eyes? Meet the writer in me.

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