Song of the Lark
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Song of the Lark

Will My Cup Overflow?

Free Verse

My cup is empty
and though my tears
fill it from time to time,
they are never enough to give—
unholy
because every drop
is filled with bitterness,
unseen
because shame
keeps them hidden,
undrinkable
because my sorrows
consume me
like a cold fire from within.

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Lark Morrigan

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