We hide

Under layers of survival

And dangers above

Safe in beds of denial

Under threats

That chafe and callous us enough

To deflect when the rains come


  • Author: Lorna (Offline Offline)
  • Published: April 11th, 2023 04:06
  • Category: Reflection
  • Views: 5
  • User favorite of this poem: Fay Slimm..
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  • orchidee

    A fine write Lorna.
    Erm, I was just going to bed (was I?).
    Do shut up Orchi, says Fido. lol.

    • Lorna

      You're only 5 hours ahead of me so that's called a "nap" I think........Fido doesn't sound sleepy at all.....

    • Fay Slimm.

      A masterpiece of short-line poetry - such a penned truth for most of us too dear Lorna - this has to be one of your best and is now in my list of real faves - -- and yes
      a Cohen number too - well wow what more could I need today. Thanking you dearly.

      • Lorna

        You are the sweetest!

      • Goldfinch60

        Such true words Lorna, we hope they can be deflected into harmony one day.


        • Lorna

          Just like Orchi I'll never be able to sing a note so you'll have to do the harmonizing Andy!

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