Just Once

Avatar Author: Horrorfan13 Wow. I've been gone for awhile. Life has sort of taken over and my writing has withered along with the leaves on the trees. I feel I should have forced the writing when I felt less than inspired, but those days also se... Read Bio

She’s awful young they say
But time and again
I prove myself
to be mature, hard working

I traveled overseas
quite a few trips
I came back with not a scratch
only romantic dreams

I went to school
picked a career
didn’t work out
bounced back, flourished

I married
and multiplied
most think us doomed
ten years going strong

My words ignored
unsolicited advice abounds
I’ve loved, lost, moved on, made mistakes
living life

She can’t possibly understand they think
But just once
I wish they would try me
give me a chance.

View this story's details


Oh no! This story doesn't have a prequel. Want to fill in the blanks and write one?


Oh no! This story doesn't have a sequel. Want to fill in the blanks and write one?

Comments (2 so far!)

  1. Avatar Kendall Lynne

    holy moofins!! that was wonderful :)

  2. Avatar Horrorfan13

    Thank you. I figured I’d try some prose or poetry for a change.

This story's tags are