Hold her harmless
She was a victim of
her own disjointed dreams
What was moist became
A crack widened in her
shifting foundation swallowing
the difference between right
She lived a degree below the
her thoughts skewed within
the constant thrum of a
Poem inspired by Three Word Wednesday CCXXIII.
6 thoughts on “Yelp”
very nice…love the treasonous heart…living a degree below the surface…yes, nice lines here…bkm
A very powerful piece of writing asking us not to judge too harshly the subject of the poem.
Make some allowances in life….
I love this poem and those last two lines certainly deliver.
Short and filled with a flood of emotions and thoughts. Good write!
Economical, bleak and driven by a hidden narrative. A powerful piece.
Love the “treacherous heart”… well as part of your poem I love it. I don’t like it when mine betrays me though! :o)
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