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My anticipation runs roughshod
Beddraggled lust that is unbeknownst to best intentions
I want you a little more
Cannot tell
Cannot see
Do not know whether you, the same
[Pause for intermission.]
Two exceptions:
1. unfailing desire for change
2. consistently aimed towards you
Unbeknownst to me is whether you care
How much you care
Who you care for (although that much I do know)
I want you to want me
Choose me.


This is Adam Fletcher’s poetry blog. All works are copyright 2009 by Adam Fletcher, unless otherwise stated. Do not reproduce in any fashion without the explicit permission from the author.

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For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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