When Everything Is Broken

twilight river forest moon

Memories throw
A twisted shadow
Between grief and dreams–
A twilight of the soul
When everything is broken.
The moon is rising,
Full and mute,
Creating space:
A lull between nothing
And possibility.
It’s time to breathe
The dark, starlit air
And maybe believe
I have something
Left to give.

~*~
©️2022 Paula Light and Light Motifs II. No unauthorized use permitted.

Free-verse poem written for the Sunday Whirl Wordle (moon between throw time give nothing rising lull space broken mute shadow).

12 responses to “When Everything Is Broken

  1. Beautiful, and powerful. Love this one. 😍

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  2. Beautifully written Paula

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  3. Beautiful lines ! Yes we have to believe that we can do something great! 👌👌Well shared.

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  4. This is such a beautiful poem.

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