Brian MacDonald and Julia Rolfe


Brian MacDonald

Julia Rolfe
Inspiration piece

Sometimes I ponder
How we both stood on this cliff.
You jumped.
and I stood at the edge,

I stand still
and stand,
and stand,

and jump

back two steps
falling into the hands
behind me–
back to the hands who keep me dry
and out of the mud.

I’ll come back to the edge
to stand
to ponder

I’ll remember you jumped.
You were graceful and messy.

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One Comment

  1. Posted April 16, 2016 at 6:13 pm | #

    Absolutely on the money.

    Brian, how dare you do graceful and messy?

    Julia, now we are all stuck with the truth.