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Lessons Learned

03.09.19 Posted in today's words by

Frank Adams’ most recent poem to appear here was “Ashes to Ashes” (January 2019).

Lessons Learned
By Frank Adams

I would ask you in
if I knew how
to issue an invitation—
but, I don’t.
While others learned
to reach out
to build relationships.
I learned I wasn’t wanted
that I did not fit in
and I learned
to wear armor
to build walls
to protect myself
at all costs.

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