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The Panic Beneath Her

Sometimes leaving is the best decision

Photo by Wang John on Unsplash

The rope has broken, and

The vessel wanders

From shore,

Storms at sea

Blur into line and

Blue soon surrounds all sides,

Far deep as it is wide.



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Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath


Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.