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A Poem

By Atomic HistorianPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
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Head in my hands

Sifting through the sand

Of ruined unplanned events

Nowhere to vent

A shoulder lent

Is a shoulder lost

Oh, what’s the cost of carrying this burden

Always hopeful


Always indisposably disposable

A heart choking on a mouthful of pain


For cracking the door

Draw the chain back

Time to react as you always do when in pain

A recluse

When you find it’s nothing new

It’s what you knew it always to be

Never fully open up

Better to remain a mystery

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Atomic Historian

Heavily irradiated historian developing my writing career. You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. To help me create more content, leave a tip or become a pledged subscriber. I also make stickers, t-shirts, etc here.

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  • marie e ehlenbach2 months ago

    Very Good!

  • Without the mystery, everyone remains wondering whether you should be loved, despised or simply dismissed. With it, the question always remain for others to ferret out. It's more fun that way.

  • Anthony Terry2 months ago

    well thought out piece, i feel the emotions from your words

  • Leslie Writes2 months ago

    I can feel the pain and regret here. Well crafted

  • Babs Iverson2 months ago

    Wonderfully written & loved it!!!💕♥️♥️

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