Jul 29

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Truth
Hidden between the lines of all that remained unsaid
Omissions screaming louder than the spoken
But obscured by the fog of deception
A story
Not wrong
But not entirely right
Not complete

Truth
Cast astray by the incompleteness
Ignorance . . . Bliss? . . . Or the cloak that…

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Jul 4

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I walk away . . . again

With resolve

That withers

I turn back . . . again

With resolve

That flounders

I trod the same path . . . again

I meet the same demons . . . again

And I fall . . . again

So consistent in…

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Jun 22

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In those dark hours
When you question the presence of light
And the coming of dawn
And the value of your soul

The sand flows through the hourglass
Excruciating in its infetisimal march
And you’re sure it will defy all laws of nature
And just stop
Leaving you suspended
In the dark
In…

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May 15

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There was once a last time

That we kissed

We didn’t know it then

Or we may have kissed more passionately

There was once a last time

That we danced

We didn’t know it then

Or we may have danced one more dance

There was once a last time

That…

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Apr 13

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My eyes dart across the ruin
Landing briefly on a shiny object here
A glitter there
Fools gold
A mirage
Just embers
Of a wild burn
Pieces of a life
That is no more
Random memories
Disjointed and meaningless
Without the golden threads that link them together in a narrative that makes sense
Broken pieces
That don’t fit together
Shining…

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Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

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Writer and university professor researching media psych, generational studies, human and animal rights, and the intersection of art and psychology