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Blue Insights

Returned

A poem

Photo by Matt Sclarandis on Unsplash

into the mountains
into the valleys
into the oceans
we go to drown
into the river
into the forest
into the fire
we go to burn

burn like the prayer
to god
burn like the silence
received
burn like the vengeance
never earned

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.