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The Perils of Letting Go: a #tankaprose

1/25/19: Gerry Muse #140–Letting go

The perils of “letting go”

“Everything I ever let go had claw marks on it.” I had heard it said in the rooms many times by many people. When I was in therapy for a time, it described well my own conflicts with detachment. I told my therapist.

Never imagining how many times she would continue to raise that very quote in subsequent sessions.

diving eagle

the hare snatched off

of the lawn

the torn carcass left

in another yard

#tankaprose #tanka #haibun #micropoetry #poetry

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