The Dance of Anger

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Worn deep in our psyche
A well rehearsed dance—
Two pugilists in the ring—
No need to size up the other,
Patterns all too familiar:
Weave
Swing
Duck
Jab
We continue until one of us falters, and
After a rest
The dance begins again.

©photo and words by Pamela Ferris-Olson
March 18, 2014

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2 thoughts on “The Dance of Anger

    1. You totally get it. There is comfort in the pattern, much anxiety in not knowing what will happen if we try something different even if it is breaking bad habits.

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