I am Sagittarius
And that’s meant to mean I become wildly adventurous when someone breaks my heart.
I guess it’s true.
The first time my heart broke I decided to stop looking both ways when I crossed streets.
If a car hits me it was meant to be
It’s funny how I can be superstitious and an atheist.
Once I nearly acted on a suicidal thought by joining the Army.
I’d just sent off the application but I met a girl just in time to rescue my self esteem.
When she broke my heart I became a communist.
Every time I saw someone wear a Che’ Guevara shirt I’d run up and test their knowledge on the Cuban Revolution.
What I was actually looking for was a fight.
One day I got it.
I ran up to a guy and saluted him the way Che greeted his Guerrilla fighters.
He looked puzzled then told me he thought it was Bob Marley on his T Shirt.
I threw my fist right into his face.
But he took it well and whacked me in my ribs.
Still, it didn’t break my adventurous heart.
I was going to go to Cuba as a activist but I met a girl. Just in time to rescue my self esteem.
When she broke my heart I became a poet.
Disclaimer: I'd like to remind people that these poems are ideas/first drafts. NaPoWriMo is a celebration of the process of writing poetry... there... I became defensive like an amateur.