It Is Time by Adrian Manning

to take the needle
off the record

empty the bottle
and roll the dice

stare down the gods
in the last gamble
and turn off the lights

it’s time
to do the thing
the mad dance

time to find
the essence
of myself

and decide
whether I like it
at all

Adrian Manning
Adrian Manning is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet from Leicester, England. His latest chapbook is “13 Poems From The Edge Of Extinction” published by Crisis Chronicles Press in the USA. He is also the editor of Concrete Meat Press.





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