Losing Control

Let this moment be worthless.
Let it dangle,
not particularly connected
to anything.
Do nothing redeemable
in the next few seconds.
Don’t destroy, and don’t construct.
Let’s not put a hand in anything.
Let’s be pointless,
large, and silent.


About the Poet:
Carolyn Adams’ poetry and art have been published in numerous journals, including Skylark Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, and Forge Journal. She is author of four chapbooks, and has been nominated for a Pushcart prize. In 2013, she was a finalist for the post of Houston Poet Laureate. 


Photo by Gerhard Bögner.


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