DEADLINE

Before the deadline:

Pinch the possibilities!

Squeeze the seconds!

Fashion flickers!

After the deadline:

Exhale elan!

Fancy freshness!

Somersault!

Moments all.

None split asunder:

Undercurrents grow

To undercurrents.

A line is dead

But life-alive.

And here we are

Between.

By Jeanne Poland

11/10/11

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