Sonnet; Life updates (2/3)


Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?

My left leg's been through surgery--ah! Twice.

I'm walking nearly normally by now,

But that was taxing. Very. I'll allow,

My limp's a minor thing, one grain of rice

Within a heaping bowl.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Oh, I would splice

Those severed friendships back; it would be nice

To have friends in my life again; but how?

I made grave errors. I have learned, I vow,

But damage has been done; I pay my price.


I narrowly escaped online abuse,

Then found new friends who trust me. I've been blessed:

They know my faults and problems (I've confessed),

And still they care. Amazing. I have neared

The cliff, and stepped to safety. Friends, I lose

Great spans of time each day. And I have feared.

. . .

(Cont'd in sequel)

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Author's prompt text:

"How has life been for you so far this year?"

Inspired by (sequel to):

My life, in recent months, has been o'erfull.

There's too much going on, inside my heart

And head, t…

Sonnet; Life updates (1/3)

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