Shawn L. Bird

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poem-ostrich day March 4, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:01 am
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I am overwhelmed

by my responsibilities

and the weight of my grief

that creeps up unexpectedly

to undermine my clarity

to bury me with memories

and underscore my sense of loss.

I’ll hide myself from Helios: find

some sand to stick my head beneath.



4 Responses to “poem-ostrich day”

  1. Here be scorpions, reminding me that underneath the sand, lie more challenges.

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