Loose Words
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Loose Words

There Is Purpose In Stillness

Free Verse

I used to think
that I couldn’t be anything
unless I kept moving
ahead, with no missteps
or re-directions
or detours along the way —
in hindsight,
it was foolish of me
to assume that everything
ought to be smooth-sailing
as quickly as possible
even during times
when I didn’t know
myself at all.

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Lark Morrigan

poet, sci-fi/fantasy writer, composer, music lover, & timeless symbolism enthusiast • larkmorrigan.com • debut album available