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Humbling Moment

a poem of surrender

By Canaan TricePublished 3 years ago 1 min read
Humbling Moment
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you grow taller as i get smaller

we once stood side by side

the façade has been revealed and here i am beneath you

still stumbling in surprise

by something i have always known

my bones are brittle, my voice is weak

i won’t stand up, i can’t speak

your weeds hold me tightly

you’ve been gone for a while now

but the residue still lingers

today someone new will come in to clean it all up

tending to the roots that once produced beautiful fruit

i tried to do it myself

here is where i learn to ask for help

i lay down my ambitions

i lay down my expectations

i lay down my suffering

shouting out in exasperation

come, tend to the roots beneath



i owe him everything

sad poetry

About the Creator

Canaan Trice

Hi, my name is Canaan. I am just a girl who loves to write about the life happening around me and within me. I hope you enjoy.

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