a bridge

i had never met before

up ahead

easy on my eyes

common sense


not to cross

at any cost

bad judgement

on the other hand



to pay the toll

this one time

as i grew closer

it became less easy

a few steps on

then off

but one voice was louder

more persuasive

than the other

i walked to the middle

an ran the rest of the way


Ruth Newell March 5, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m.

And? How was the crossing? Worth the effort?


quillpena March 6, 2012 @ 11:21 p.m.

Unless something is absolutely sublime, there will always be a but.


richzombie March 7, 2012 @ 9:01 a.m.

q - yes and even though tempted to take this post further -enough said - thanks for commenting


nan shartel March 7, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m.

but is the troll under the bridge...he causes all kind of trouble 4 the players and the sincere

uh oh gettin' philosophical...over and out...hahahahahahahaha



GasparMedeiros March 9, 2012 @ 9:25 a.m.

my guess is the bridge is/was a woman ...

and you didn't say which way you "ran" but again and sorry for the assumption but you would not have written this if you had not crossed the bridge , yes ?


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