Poems and Poetry

Backwards from the Pirouette | A Poem by Paul Tristram

It was all momentum
but she failed the pirouette
and the people who laughed
above her
hadn’t faced the battle yet.
As fruit not roses
rained down around her
she thought of nothing
but her hungry
children
and stayed.

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