#OctPoWriMo Day 11-Falling Through the Cracks

Manifest Destiny

By Jesi Scott

 

We mark the hours knowing

The sell-by date is coming.

We ignore the imperfections.

 

So what’s the use in complaining?

The future is already accepted;

We mark the hours knowing.

 

Little things we let slip through,

Those hairline fractures that mar the surface say

The sell-by date is coming.

 

Still we try to hold on to keep from breaking;

We glue the pieces back together while

We ignore the imperfections.

 

* Day 11-Falling Through the Cracks: day 11 deals with imperfections, cracks, letting your guard down, and the resulting fallout. What happens then? I wrote about seeing the cracks coming and holding on in spite of the omniscience. The suggested form is a Cascade.

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6 comments on “#OctPoWriMo Day 11-Falling Through the Cracks

  1. bobcabkings says:

    Reblogged this on cabbagesandkings524 and commented:
    At The Well tempered Bards, Jesi Scott sees the sell-by date coming.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. A graceful summary of life.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Lizzi says:

    Beautiful but very sadly true in so many circumstances!!

    Liked by 1 person

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