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A Taste

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A Taste

Sometimes, I am afraid;
And would like to know
How life will taste
Before it is in my mouth.

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  1. Date: 12/22/2010 12:10:00 PM
    Not sure what was written before, but the above makes sense to me. Writing does not have to be in black and white. I like it when poets use different ways of expressing their way of writing. That's what makes writing unique. Nice read from my eyes Deb >> James :)

  1. Date: 12/21/2010 8:54:00 PM
    Dear C.L., if you are reading this again, please let me know what you think of this version. I let go of the need to be clever in saying something very simple...

  1. Date: 12/21/2010 7:21:00 PM
    I guess I'm trying to say I sometimes want to know what is going to happen without taking the risk required to make it happen. Like life, when you hold back in the shadows, afraid. So what I was trying to say, perhaps too ambiguously here, is that sometimes I want to see what life taste likes before I put it in my mouth. But you're right... That last line is awkward.