A Cornered Gurl
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A Cornered Gurl

Holding Space for Emptiness

Writers: A Challenge — Quadrille Your Quarantine

Photo by Edwin Hooper on Unsplash

Console them, or
respectfully say nothing
else, when asked directly
say less than needed

knowing no way
to reconcile
global tragedy
needless death

empathy for humanity’s
growing isolation
emotional trauma

loneliness

with what has been
for fellow atypical
extreme introverts

an appalling
personal boon.

Written for A Cornered Gurl’s Writers: A Challenge — Quadrille Your Quarantine, hosted by the intrepid Tre L. Loadholt.

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