Surrender

He bends to a shape

he can manage. One

he can fit into

a pocket and ignore

the blood clots

and broken bones

that brought him here.

He knows his mistakes;

yet, decides to stay–

one place being the same

as another he finds

after so many years

pushing along his edges

like a bird in an egg.

(December 14, 2019)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.