A subject never raised

I would have loved to capture that Jinx – our Jinx – but, being her cousin, albeit twice removed and not much older than her, I did not qualify. Not that the subject ever came up.

Now she’s married, happily it seems, with two cute kids, and I get to see her every once in a while, at birthday or funeral parties, as it is among relatives.

– James Steerforth ( © 2009 )

Written around Capture, Jinx, Qualify from 3WW CL.

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About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
This entry was posted in Creative writing, Enigma, Life, Literature, Love, Sweet dreams and nightmares, Time, Writing. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to A subject never raised

  1. Anonymous says:

    Erudite monsieur ,
    buona sera !
    i appreciate your poem , it is real masterpiece (meravigliosa et bellissima ) .
    with warm regards
    ddhingra26@yahoo.ca
    delhi india
    cost and management comnsultant and writer

  2. cantueso says:

    I was at the “International Poetry Page” at http://www.geocities.com/johbeil/transl_index.html where I saw the Bruni poem on a list, but could not access it for the longest time. Finally I got there, but then again could not get any further. Finally logged in and now things open immediately.

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