i am

i am

A Poem by Alm

I have an odd ability to know

a tragedy when I see one

 

at its beginning

sweet and gentle

 

but inevitably hurtling towards

a shattering  end

 

it is a feeling in my gut or in my heart

--depends, really, on the situation--

staring at the blueprints of some

 

hypothesis

 

that is just begging to be proven wrong

and I know why this is

 

why I have this inherent ability

and intrinsic love for the tragic stories

 

it is because I am

 

and once was a bright optimistic beginning

just waiting to crash and fall

 

I am a tragedy and it takes one to know one 


© 2014 Alm



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Alm
I find myself struggling with words and I feel all of my poetry is in want of something I have lost

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