suffering – April PAD Challenge Day 10


questions asked
no answer to give
cradling the emptiness
of a life unlived
what should be joy
now turns to sorrow
can hardly face
another tomorrow
familiar embrace
feels like spindles
love long lost
want to rekindle
how to step out
a life to regain
is it worth
letting go of this pain?


I am participating in the April Poem-a-Day (PAD) challenge from Writer’s Digest. My goal is not to inundate you with posts, but to provide a forum for feedback if you want to challenge me to push myself further in my writing.

For today’s prompt, write a suffering poem. A person or animal in the poem could be suffering. The poem itself could be suffering.


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