Today's poem is by Adrienne Su


I thought the point was breadth
And put off depth.

That's how I ended up twenty-one
And wedded to none.

Some say that's ideal.
But we're nothing without a field.

Even if you later defect,
It counts to have been obsessed.

Copyright © 2003 Adrienne Su All rights reserved
from Gargoyle
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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