The Gamble – Written October 2000 (Aged 25)

The Gamble

the biggest gamble of all
the leap of faith,
a leap into the dark
a hollow laugh
i will lay my heart on the line
i will let you swim in my mind
i never look good in plain sleeves
my sleeves have always had hearts on
the biggest gamble of all
and i will take it every time
i will open up every time
and there are words i feel
but it seems too early to say them
so i store them inside,
i will not say them
the biggest gamble of all
i stumble into your arms
i folded myself neatly in your hold
i will take the gamble
and worry about later, much later




James Garratt – October 2000


More poems at 
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2000 here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2000/

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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