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Lexington Poetry Month

Ash Wednesday

01Jul2019
POEM

Today I will try
to move past the brokenness,
to forgive myself.

I will try a fast
from maudlin thoughts, from searching.
I will be here, now.

I have let you down.
Pretended to be joyful.
I have been so lost. 

The essence of you
was hidden from me, and now-
Illuminated.


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