The mark was missed
the complications overwhelmed the need
and now the resulting confusion
obliterates the good intentions and the message
that she thought was being conveyed.
The arrow did not hit the target;
it is quivering in a tree several feet away,
but at least it’s not in anyone’s
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from Shawn L. Bird
Of universal application, and so well put.
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So, tomorrow is another day and, with reassessment of the situation, a more accurate aim may be taken.
and more arrows…
This poem hits home for me.
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