“ To Start Again ” ~ in step ~

 

To start again

Now once in step,

Right from the crib,

What we did live,                                                                  

Should risk we cart

Our puerile baggage,

Fixed to the heart

Like tattoo marks

Will trace the scars

Of naive follies,

When careless days

Meant living lies

That eased the way,

To so one day

Give of the spin

Said layers a mind

Of ventures worth

Might grow us wise,

In step this time

Without reprise,

To start again!

 

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2 thoughts on ““ To Start Again ” ~ in step ~

    • It’s a great feeling, to which I can attest, once you’ve come to terms with the idea, sufficiently to embark on a new start. At that point, you’ve dealt with the hard to rid die hard old habits, the symbolic “tattoo marks” I refer to in the poem. Jean-Jacques

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