Be Wise

Free Verse Poetry-For Poetry Workshop Class.

“Be Wise” 2002

Had I your intelligence
I’d use it wisely.
I would carve a pretty face
in alabaster,
as smooth as my reflection,
with eyes of cool jade.

I would apologize for
not loving me, and
say, “Another man will,
one stronger than me.”
If I don’t wait forever,
what will you lose?

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