Thursday, May 18, 2023



Bring me hope

that hasn’t forgotten

that look in my eyes.



all my longing

long gone


and bring it back

as if you’ve wrestled leviathan, stinging nettles,

the inky blackness of your own heart.


Bring it back,

run your hand over it,

as if you cared.



© 2023 Jennifer Wagner



1 comment:

  1. You are such a gifted poet. Brevity with impact is no simple task, though you make it seem so. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work.


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