Sweet Juice of Forgiveness

Overcoming Hate with Grace (One-line Poetry Prompt)

Splitting open my heart of hate

Squeezing out decay

Like an orange

Swallowing sweet juice of forgiveness

Bitterness lingers

Like disguised poison

In sugar

Needing the balm of grace


Thank you to Paul S Markle for prompt “decay” at Chalkboard, and thanks to Kathy Jacobs and Chalkboard team for facilitating these weekly prompts.