My Poetry: Love Is

Love is…

…A game of Russian roulette.

… Impatient and cautious

…Seeing time as both precious and hated

… A gamble with fragile hearts

… Waiting on the edge, to fall, or climb back down.

… Not a plan to follow, but an improvisation

Love is a road to nowhere. To the unknown.

… Yet it is impossible to leave without turning back for one last glance.

There is no such thing as painless love. The closer we come to somebody, the greater potential there is for pain. But it is necessary to accept the gravity of this potential risk, for without this, without letting go of your fear and starting fresh with each new relationship, there is no potential to experience true happiness.

Love is a game of Russian Roulette.

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About Kailee Crawford

I'm an Oregon-born travel addict living in New York making the most of my vacation days. I started this travel blog to keep track of my bucket list and it's morphed into a journal of my adventures and recommendations for things to see, do, eat and drink. My hope is that I can help other travelers find their way. I want to try everything once and to live a life without regrets or missed opportunities. I call my philosophy on life the "the death bed philosophy" - I want to be laying in my death bed reflecting on all of the things I've done and seen in this world, not the things I wished I had done. It's not meant to be morbid, just a reminder to take risks, go out of your comfort zone and live life to the fullest. ♫♫♫♫♫ "You were only waiting for this moment to be free" --- "Blackbird" by The Beatles This quote is undoubtedly my favorite quote because it's a reminder of the infinite opportunities available to us. That in each moment there is an opportunity to find true happiness, and a sense of freedom when you're doing what you love. Freedom to explore, to create, to improve oneself, and to find fulfillment even during the 9 to 5 grind. ♫♫♫♫♫ I'm an incredibly pensive person with a wide variety of interests. In addition to traveling, my guilty pleasures include wine, food, music, art, languages and history. I grew up a nerd, watching The History Channel and reading The Lord of the Rings with my Dad. I'm driven by my pursuit of knowledge and growth and most passionate when I'm able to be creative. ♫♫♫♫♫
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