Falling (Part II)

into each loophole fell i
fleeing then finding
my alibi

“oh i wish i knew … “
“i’m so sorry but i … “
into each loophole fell i


into the loopholes rushed i
always so easy
leaving behind

accountability
duty declined
into the loopholes rushed i

© 2018 Melinda J. Irvine

note: this poem is the sequel to ‘Falling


  • Daily Post: Loophole
  • I’m part of Post A Day 2018
  • Location: Estancia, Iloilo (Philipppines)
  • Artwork: Brian Stauffer (The Baffler No. 31, page 71)

base artwork by Brian Stauffer

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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