Bad Aim

July 23, 2010
Do you recall the proverb
Aim for the stars?
I do.
I’ve thought about it a lot.
And I often wonder…
What if you have really bad aim,
And you miss,
And you end up drifting futilely in space,
In life?
Would you be content to know
You tried?
Or would you curse yourself
And you bad aim?

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through_my_eyes said...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Its beautiful :)

you managed to capture so much meaning in such few words. I've thought about things like these millions of times but have never been able to get it down on paper. Ver very nice work :)

Olajide said...
Aug. 28, 2010 at 9:54 pm

God...what a eye opener!!! You might really think this is really a random thought of yours. I think you've made a very profound judge from the popular saying. I agree with you, and I also think it is genius by putting it in a poetry format. Suc point like this would most likely be elaborated fully in essays and articles, It is stunning and unbelievable to see a poet like you making poetry very useful by brainstorming it originally in such a way that all the points is said fully in a short sta... (more »)

DiamondsIntheGrass This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 29, 2010 at 9:40 pm
Thanks!  I read your poem, its really interesting. 
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