12 Perspectives – 1

She knows, and knows, she doesn’t know,
She loves to laugh, but even so,
The world is somber, flash and flame,
And life too sacred just to be a game —

Assurance, insecurity,
Adulthood or maturity,
These aren’t the same, but are as one,
And life’s too sacred not to be much fun —

There’s fortune, and there’s circumstance;
There’s what can only be expressed in dance —

There’s what she’ll show, and what she won’t,
And what you think you know, but really


Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

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