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Poem: Searching For More

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

"Searching (for more)" by Hannah Acfield

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She turns her back
and walks out,
leaving behind every little thing
she held precious in life.

A momentary lapse in judgment,
no time
to think it through,
defeated by daily struggles
with no energy remaining.

She wants to smile,
to hear laughter in her voice,
to do all the things
she has not done,
before her days are gone.

"Breakaway" by Kelly Clarkson

© 2019 BRENDA ARLEDGE

Comments

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on November 11, 2019:

Thank you, Leland.

I am delighted by your heartfelt words. I am pleased you enjoy this poem the way I have written it.

Thank you for stopping by to read my work.

Leland Johnson from Midland MI on November 10, 2019:

Brenda- sometimes the shorter poems are the most meaningful. I love the fact that you left this poem in an unresolved state, because for most of us there is so much in life that remains unresolved. Sometimes the final word is yet to come. Thank you for capturing that sentiment in this honest, forthright piece you’ve written here. Blessings- Leland.