December 30, 2010

Things You Won't Die From (List Pome #723)

Chastity
                  but Love will make you want to
Color
                  but Art is a deadly passion
Poetry
                  but the wrong words in the wrong place can
Night
                  but then there is always Darkness
Light
                  but too much Sunshine will
Flowers
                  but someday they will surround your grave
Trees
                  unless they fall on you
Dreams
                  unless your dream is of Death
Music
                  but wrong notes can kill a career
Women
                  but they can make you wish you had
Sleep
                  except for the last one
Love ?
                   – but I already said you would

5 comments:

Joyce Ellen Davis said...

A great LISTing, fun to read!

djvorreyer said...

Fun to read these clever dichotomies.

caroleesherwood said...

of course i love the women'll make you wish you'd die line but also i like this line: "someday they will surround your grave."

thanks for writing with us!

see you tomorrow!

liv2write2day said...

Great list, great idea. Now you've got me thinking...
Happy New Year
Victoria

Wayne Pitchko said...

nice lizst poem...thanks for sharing your words