31-Day Poem: Day Thirty-One

Where Pain Is Peace Swaying on a String

These attractions were wrong
anyway, as they can only ever be
disrupted by a swift memory,

one that I have let go
but will not let go of me.

It’s the last I had, the last
I want. It’s the very reason
I’m glad for rejection
to be my life’s theme.
It’s the sole reason
a lovely vision (or three)
wills to remain a dream.

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6 thoughts on “31-Day Poem: Day Thirty-One

  1. Gabriel, congratulations on completing this challenge. What can I say…your poetry is very profound and it always triggers inside me an avalanche of emotions and thinking. You did a great job and I wish you in a New Year even more creative outlets. Let your poetry shine 🙂

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