Closing the Book

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I’ve waded knee deep

In a river of tears

Time to let go

Done with those years

 

Also relinquishing

The here and the now

As each day passes

I’m figuring out how

 

I know I don’t require

All I once thought

So I’m giving up the fight

For things I once sought

 

Fully guarding my heart

From what isn’t there

Finally closing the book

Since I’d rather not care

 

Written by,  Michelle Cook


Photo credit:  pixabay.com

6 responses to “Closing the Book

  1. I think we all go through this in our lives. The truth is, we will always care, no matter how many times we try to tell ourselves we don’t. And that’s ok, too. Hang in there, my friend. ❤

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  2. Thank you… 🙂

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  3. Michelle, this is both beautiful and sad. -Jennie-

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  4. Thank you Jennie….

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  5. I wish I could “close this chapter” of my “book” I haven’t gotten there yet. Working on it tho.

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  6. Hopefully soon then…. 🙂

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