Patterns and Expectations – Free Verse
“If acceptance isn’t a mindset,/then communication comes to a halt,” I ponder in “Patterns and Expectations” a philosophy of mind over matter, control is the soul who believes in oneself. All the while, waiting for another to think of likemindedness. But it’s not possible to force another to be like them. Each of us an individual, a spectacular entity of life. Each a blossom of seeds spilling color upon humanity. A woman accepts that have non-expectations of where love will go, finds love at her feet.
Patterns and Expectations – Free Verse Poetry
Lacking knowledge, I assume without knowing.
Who you’re internal, to look up into the gray sky,
answers move swiftly as the clouds do,
shaken with thunder, they fall silent.
Likes tears on cheekbones, striking the surface of my mind.
Separate from the source, scattered of questions.
Is it for the scarcity of time,
the expectations patterned through once day or night.
Breaths left upon swirls of the mist of change.
Of cloud shifting of formation collecting thoughts.
That I edge myself closer, again, to your heart? Of no expectations.
No patterns but acceptance are lacking knowledge; I accept the answers.
I accept you.
©Linda J. Wolff, “Patterns and Expectations” – Free Verse Poetry
What is a Free Verse Poetry? Typically, free verse is patterned by speech rather than a meter. Further, this form of poetry is very open to the author’s discretion and usually does not rhyme. Such as, visual and sound effects are often employed. It can have as many lines as the writer wishes.
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