Monday, April 6, 2009


doubt paralyzes 
rejection stuns
acquiescence awakens 
more doubt. 

a soul stands 
in the face of 
kindness desiring to give, 
neediness being vanquished, 
unrequited love 
pleading for reprieve. 

 Painting:  Acrylic on canvas by Ina Jean Garner, 1972.
Poem (c)2006 by R. Burnett Baker 

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