BY ANY OTHER NAME… Poetry by Paul Malécot

By Paul Malécot

Be not so afraid
of “getting it wrong.”
that you get nothing
for it is
in our mistakes
that we are truly human
It is thru our “humanness”
that we may find again
our innocence
for only as children
can we taste the Rose
without even
the awareness of thorns
which are but
our own paranoia
For, We are the Rose…..