Metered Poetry

I Left My Hope Back Then

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I used to have a dream of We
With me perched like a bluebird
Upon your knee
While you read to me
And sang me poetry

I had so much hope back then.

Though our starlight burned
Ever so bright, and I was pulled
Into you, drawn to your light
We never could quite intertwine

I held onto hope back then.

In glances I recall your shine
Before I lament the hand that
Could not hold mine

And I sigh

And sigh

And sigh

And repine

I left my hope back then.

Hello all. I am a full-time writer who is constantly discovering her voice. I write poetry, personal narratives and short stories. I'm always open to reaching and connecting with new readers, so leave me a comment or question. Let's start a dialogue! Don't forget to follow me here and on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok! (@exisflor is my handle for all three sites)

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