Opportunity

by Drora Matlofsky

Opportunity only knocked once.
That's why I didn't hear her
Over three competing radios,
The vacuum sweeper,
The boys yelling,
The girls screeching,
The phone ringing.

Opportunity got frightened away.



ABOUT THE POET ~
Drora Matlofsky has been living in Jerusalem since 1984. Her poetry in English has appeared in various poetry and Jewish magazines and her poetry in French can be found on the Poésie Française site.


Last updated August 08, 2015