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The weight of the world


07.31.16 Posted in today's words by

Charlene James-Duguid’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sing Your Little Heart” (June 2016) 

The weight of the world
By Charlene James-Duguid

The weight of the world
Shoulders you, so you think.  No.
Blame constant rain, Fool.

We are all lonely.
Mating snow goose style can help.
Till God cuts the cord.

Keep Grandpa alive
Full-time job for Grandma.
But where is her life?



2 Responses to “The weight of the world”

  1. Devon says:

    This is a lovely poem. I appreciate how much is packed into the spare language. Thank you.

  2. Bobbie Troy says:

    Amen to everything. Good job.

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