Thursday, February 23, 2017

Poetry: Lucky


All this time,
the life you were
supposed to live
has been rising around you
like the walls of a house
designed with warm
harmonious lines.
As if you had actually
planned it that way.
As if you had
stacked up bricks
at random,
and built by mistake
a lucky star.

by Kirsten Dierking 

From Northern Oracle. © Spout Press, 2007.  
Courtesy of The Writer's Almanac. (Listen Online)

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