missed opportunity

I wish I had known
the tilt of you
and the demands
your hands
never hinted
I would not then
have so moderated
the bent of me
to you

© Sarah Whiteley


14 thoughts on “missed opportunity

  1. I love this, very succinct and beautiful and portrays a real feeling of what might have been, if only there was truth to the self. Really nice.

    1. thank you! I’ve always had a fascination with the shorter forms even though I’m hopeless when it comes to sticking to them – it seems the works that have the biggest impact on me are the ones that use few words to say much

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