I live with my family by the sea in the U.S. Pacific Northwest where we try and balance our time between music, books, movies, the outdoors, working, playing and being present for each other's lives. My poetry has previously appeared or is forthcoming in a number of journals, including California Quarterly, Wilderness House Literary Review and Firefly Magazine. More on my published works can be found at www.facebook.com/RyanWarrenPoetry.
When I Am Older
I hope that I will have learned many more things.
How to tie knots. Perhaps how to grieve
Properly. To put away the pleasure
Of quick anger. Or give my desire
A bit of a break. But if nothing
Else, it may even be enough
To have earned the wisdom
To finally write
© 2018 Ryan Warren
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