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The Wandering Poet

Benediction for an Ailing Girl

a poem

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

for s.f.

Our everything will break. That’s how it goes
in circles ever on–but we rebuild
because it’s true that no one ever knows
when all the grief will shatter. We’ll be filled
with music sweeter than a waterfall
and hope that doesn’t wither from our touch.
Then we will cease to lose our every all
and painful…



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Zach J. Payne

Zach J. Payne


(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.