Tag Archives: avoidance

The Elephant in the Room

If we do not speak of it It will not be there That’s what we said And for days we managed To skirt around it For words do damage And sight even more If we allow ourselves to see it … Continue reading

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I wrap my days with little tasks Chores and thought aimed to distract From this relentless sense of lack My time is filled with petty fights And aims from which all soul departs Out of banality, these daily arts Provide … Continue reading

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I need centring I need control I’m just avoiding All I must do I love distraction Soothes my soul Makes me forget I Must follow through I’m writing poems When yet instead I should be drafting Something more All that’s … Continue reading

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