Unlikely Marriage

An Acrostic Poem

Unless one looks out to see the other
never shall they meet.
Lost in self,
incapable of receiving,
knowing nothing of their petitioner's longing.
Even with their dance of romance
love goes undetected;
yearning remaining their only companion.

Many hours spent lost in introspection
amid doubts, fueled by rejection.
Reason departs,
relief found only in self-justification.
Imagine though,
attention to another.
Gaining insight by observation,
everyone can come to know love.

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Francis Hicks

The author lives and writes in San Antonio, TX, is retired after a long career in sales, and loves his life. He joined a writer’s MeetUP group six years ago solely to make new friends, not knowing how addictive writing can be. Friends were made, craft was learned, the mission was more than successful. His debut novel The Long Ride: Learning About Life From An Outlaw biker is scheduled for release April 25, 2019 from Black Rose Writing.

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