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Poem - Yesterday

The poem “Yesterday” was inspired by a posting on Tumblr that hinted at art expressing the happy past.


Yesterday I expressed
something more than living angst
this surprised even me
with ink as memory
shared with a waiting world
those some words put to page

stated in poetic verse
the quick hope that soon expired
as the sun began to set
the buoyancy was aberrant
even as it is was blessed
flash in the pan before the night

lost as the day began again
with the weight of history
a glimpse through art’s recall
spot of brightness in the gloom
the consolation of the past
now absent in the present time.

© 2019. Sean Green. All Rights Reserved. 20190112.
Tags: pain, poem

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