Unraveling

I pick at them
despite needing them to stay
intact
They fray
Come loose
Unravel
I can’t keep
The pieces together
And I feel my life
Sliding off the edge
Hard as I try
To tie my knots
The knots untie
Too rapidly

 

<< allpoetry contest prompt.   “loose around the edges”>>

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s