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One Side Of The Coin

A free verse poem

By Talia DevoraPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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One Side Of The Coin
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Every time

I entered his space,

I didn’t find

anything I was searching for.

On the table,

I saw one coin-

a one-sided coin

I wished to discard.

Every time

I’d flip the coin,

I’d only find

one side of the coin.

Hunting for a two-sided coin

became impossible-

a giant energy taker

that’d put me to bed.

He was a complex conundrum-

a golden coin

that only had

one side of the coin.

I relinquished,

I uttered to myself,

“You know what?! I can’t solve this mystery anymore! I’m done. Maybe someone else will find another side of the coin.’

That was that.

I no longer

possess the one-sided coin;

that’s tons of weight

off my shoulders!

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Talia Devora

Poetess, visual artist and lifestyle/quiz writer! My pastimes include reading, sleeping, gaming, music, fitness, etc! Be yourselves, be kind and value life! Let's connect and be friends!

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  • Babs Iversonabout a year ago

    Brilliant & beautiful!!! ❤️❤️💕

  • Diani Alvarengaabout a year ago

    I love the metaphors you used for your poem!

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  • Jay Kantorabout a year ago

    Hi Talia ~ Your stories always 'Pop-Out' remembrances to me. Including your 'Pesach' story which I forwarded around to my readers; especially to my Jewish Community Centers that follow my Silly Articles.*They loved it! Coincidence: This lifted from my "Pick your Battles" "...Life is like a coin, spend it any way you want, but once it's gone it's gone — Is it Worth it? Save your Strength — - Vocal Authors Community - Jay Kantor, Chatsworth, California 'Senior' Vocal Author

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