The Lark
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The Lark


The Ever-Present Guilt

An apology via tanka

I just fuck things up

and I always disappoint,


I have let you down again

and the guilt keeps me awake.

With thanks to Sahil Patel for the tag to join in this daily poetry prompt challenge:



The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Jupiter Grant

Writer, Poet, Narrator, Freelancer. Living in UK & my own head. Send queries here: Buy me a coffee here: