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House of Haiku

A Change of Heart

A Tanka

Photo by Amanda Jones on Unsplash

Running from himself
the bottle of pills lured him.
Swallowed with strong scotch.
But the will to live stronger.
Saved by a well-timed phone call.

© Linda A. Robinson, 2021

In response to Dennett’s prompt of 27 July 2021 for “save.”

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Linda A Robinson, PhD

Linda A Robinson, PhD

Student of Life, Retired I-O Psychologist & Top Writer on Quora 2018