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Hearts Adrift

A Haiku Series

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Poetry Challenge Day 1- Delving into the watery realms of emotion

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poets and dreamers

we ride waves of emotions

surfing highs and lows

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we’ve sailed together

across a deep connection

through a sea of words

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but my love was drowned

in a pool of compromise

hearts were set adrift

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ablaze with anger

when the flow of our current

abruptly changed course

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afloat rudderless

in deep waters of despair

with no more words left

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I sank into it

that feeling of emptiness

awash in my loss

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self reflection brought

crashing waves of catharsis

followed by stillness

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but turning inward

I found an island of calm

a survival raft

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with mindfulness came

awareness that my rudder

was here all along

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it was always me

swimming in liquid courage

no vessel needed

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emotions fuel growth

they’re all but temporary

keep on diving in

Thank you Jupiter Grant for sharing the 30 day poetry challenge from Know Thyself, Heal Thyself! If you would like to try the challenge yourself, visit the link below for each of the prompts.

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