Thursday, July 14, 2011

POERTY SCHMOETRY Day Three: Countdown


How can I be simultaneously excited and
Anxious, counting down the final hours and minutes to the end of the
Realest thing in my lonely life? What am I supposed to do when the curtain has closed and the
Rest of the world has moved on and I am still standing here,
Yearning for the good days when things were new and we had so much
Potential? Who will comfort me on lonely nights
Or bring a smile to my face and a glow to my heart when I need it most?
This is the end of an era.
The end of a massively important part of my life. And yet, here I am,
Excited for the end. Of course I don't want it to be over, but at least now I can start to


  1. "It's the end of an ERA!!"

  2. I know how you feel! Excited for tonight!!!

  3. Loved these lines. They hit home in so many ways. Thanks for sharing. :)

  4. you captured the simultaneous anticipation and regret perfectly. cant believe its over. but future generations will treasure it too...

  5. I love that it's a Harry Potter poem. So fun.

  6. Oh, this is beautiful. Love it Allison!

    And hey, don't forget your ID blogfest entry today! (flash fiction, remember? the challenge, remember? you can do this!)

  7. I really enjoyed your writing! thanks so much for sharing it with us! you are a great writer!

  8. LOL! I TOTALLY knew this was about Harry Potter from the TITLE (and the date ;) You are so funny. Way to write about your heart!

  9. I feel what you're feeling in this poem. ;)