Monday, May 7, 2012

The Possibilites of Chance




There is nothing absolute in the realm of chance
An ellipsis of maybes’;
But your cute wink and glance
Caught me off-guard
As I seek to align
My head
With my heart
Resolutions grind
To a hook-line-and-sinker halt
For something in your cobalt-blue gaze
Turns clear-print resolve to a vibrating haze
Then, in contrast to my practicality
I follow the dots of chance and maybe…
For I see, emerging from my sudden trance
The possibility of a beautiful dance

© J~

6 comments:

  1. Yes, yes - to the heart and chance, and being unpractical! :-) (At least once in a while.)

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  2. Janet - this is gorgeous and just sings off the page; so many wonderful lines and images ... I esp love "to a hook-line-and-sinker halt" just perfect ... another fine poem

    http://thepoet-tree-house.blogspot.ca/2012/05/things-of-which-we-believe-ourselves.html

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  3. This is lovely, Janet. So true that there is nothing absolute in the realm of chance...and the ending, oh the ending has such warmth.

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  4. "But your cute wink and glance..."
    And after 30 odd years... he's still got it. I guess that helps in the longevity of 'us'. I might add that humor helps. Though with this economy we tend to be a tad more practical than reckless - And yet again with being empty 'nesters' now...
    Very nice write. Brought a smile to my face. Thanks for sharing this whimsy!
    Thanks for your visit.

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  5. These are great ways to use them, Janet!! I love your closing two lines, Janet!

    If you would like to see my wordle, no pressure. :)

    http://wordrustling.wordpress.com/2012/05/08/resurgence/

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  6. Thank-you all so very much for your thoughts! I appreciate them deeply.
    To word-press bloggers, my sincere apologies but I think WP is still having issues. Hannah, your poem is pure pleasure from casting off to reeling in...but my internet or WP refuses to post my comment to you:(!

    I'll try again tomorrow.

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