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THE PUZZLE

If life were a football game,
The wider the post, the easier the goal,
I would take my shots.

But my courage is like calculus on a blackboard,
And you are the problem
whose solution I struggle to find…

Hence, I stagger like an archer
afraid to aim,
Afraid he might not hit the mark.

My love is a journey,
The farther the destination,
The wearier the traveler.

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the signifigance of the title, but it drew me in. So I guess it did the job. Your language is fine, the pacing good too. I was a little puzzled by the theme, but maybe that's where the title comes in. I think that it is about trying to tell someone that you love them? A little murky. ~ Geez.
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That the metaphors in this poem were all fascinatingly intriguing and well-executed. I cannot critique because free verse simply is not my forte, but I enjoyed reading this. :)
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