Doing it all over again

If I could live my life differently
From the start doing it all over again
Of course I'd have another identity
Maybe a woman instead of a man

Then and only I'd begin to understand clearly
What my mom and sisters told me
When a woman loves you dearly
Doesn't matter who you are or use to be

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Kismet Karma

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Written on January 14, 2024

Submitted on January 15, 2024

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 290
Words 59
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 4

Discuss the poem Doing it all over again with the community...

  • Soulwriter
    This is a truly beautiful poem. Very simple, yet meaningful and structured well.
    LikeReply4 months ago
  • luisestable1
    Yes, love seen from woman's point of view, from a woman's perspective.
    And when it comes to that, men are from Mars, women are from Venus so to speak.
    I like how you go to the heart of the matter right away in this succinct poem.
    Good read 
    LikeReply 14 months ago
    • Dorbrad1
      we may be from different planets but our heart still is a heart. Mine may beat slower or faster then others at times but the heart is a heart!
      LikeReply4 months ago


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