James Lewis Huss
Jun 3 · 1 min read

Somewhere there’s a line
Between memory
And misery

Memory reminds us
Of joys left behind
Of bliss that exists
In the mists of the mind

And memory returns
Us to misery too
The worst of our years
The anguish
The fears

My pesky memory
Teases with scenes
Of her and me
Scenes I extract
From that happier past
And recreate on a stage
Of hope and dismay

But that play has run
For we’ve come undone
And all my memory
And all my thought
Withal produce naught
Save the catastrophe of her loss

Poesy and Heresy

A collection of lines to challenge the mind.

James Lewis Huss

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American poet in Taipei. Linguist. Atheist. Mystic. www.instagram.com/jameslewishuss/ www.facebook.com/jameslewishuss/

Poesy and Heresy

A collection of lines to challenge the mind.

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