poem- mother

29 Dec

Very deep thought provoking poem. Don’t let the chasm between yourself and your loved ones, family, or relatives become so vast that the possibility of reconciliation is in the next world. We are called to Forgiveness as God has Forgiven us.

Shawn L. Bird

He said

his mother was dead,

because the gulf

between them

was wide with guilt

and jumping it

was beyond

their capability.

She said

her son was lost

because his choices

marooned him

on an island of his own making

and would not let

anyone in.

They said

their journeys

were in opposite directions

but eventually,

on the other side of the world,

they’re bound to intersect.

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