Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Too Far Down (Day 546)


Simply broken  we are
  too far down the road 
to turn 
   back  toward 
the headwaters 
of a river so swift  
there’s no fighting 
   its currents  
no delighting 
   in the cool splash  
but merely a rapid 
  tumbling 
    against bruising  
 boulder-strewn banks



(c) 2018, by Hannah Six

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