Penrose  

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There was a shift in our universe

Its appearance was even dimmer

Music became indistinguishable

We both noticed but said nothing

I believed instinctively we knew

More and more effort was required

As we tried to recapture that- us

First, I thought it was me being off

Then I thought it was really you  

I was right in part on both counts

But not for the reasons concluded

Turns out, we were really good at 

Misleading each other; survivalist

Truth was, we never really had … us

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Poet of the Light © 2021

10 thoughts on “Penrose  

  1. Some things are just not meant to be–but we ignorant humans keep trying to force a relationship into a shape that it cannot sustain.
    You are a talented poet, Rick…your words speak to the sadness we all bear for things lost and things that will never be.

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