I wonder if I am afraid
to be with someone again
to find out what is love
or just to be by myself instead.
I wonder why it is I do not pursue
or seek to look after the hurt I knew
for being rejected
facing the unexpected
I wonder if this is why I will not pursue.
O. Stephen Peart. 2020 © All rights reserved.
About this Poem
Pursue is a word that speaks to going after. That could be something or someone that you are passionate about. This piece seeks to explore the thought around a man in pursuit of a woman.