Several days taken to live only one.
Reality heightens walking alone.
Homeless man digging again through the trash?
Rules of life he chose determined his past.
Must everything be of cause and effect?
That surely is not how we all take our trek.

Find courage embracing life’s weave of complexities.

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Secrets breathed their last,
Truths locked into past
Now ghosts.
Their pain once was cast,
No longer hold fast
Hearts no more downcast,
Life sails at full mast
to coasts.

© C.I.Mues

#NaPoWriMo #GloPoWriMo nine-line #poetry challenge Day 9