A Thousand Thoughts

Standing outside wrapped

up against the cold

trying to make sense of

what you’ve been told.

You breathe out a misty

cloud while a feeling inside

wants to scream out loud.

You think better of it and

decide you need to walk,

now is not the time that

you are ready to talk.

A thousand thoughts

are crossing your mind

but none to prevent you

from feeling maligned.

What you have heard

came out of the blue

and now you’re wondering

who else knew.

What was going on

behind your back

that you could not see

your life was about to

fall off the tracks.

You take a deep breath

and turn on your heels,

it’s time someone else

knows how you feel.

photo of person covered with brown textile
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4 thoughts on “A Thousand Thoughts

  1. This is absolutely powerful. The vivid imagery coupled with the intense expression is so vibrant.

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      1. You are certainly welcome, the pleasure is mine 😊

        Liked by 1 person

  2. Love this one. So relateable for me. After being burned so hard there’s an overwhelming urge to see justice and seek revenge.

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