poetry by j matthew waters

on becoming reborn

yes it’s true I was lost
for the better part of my life
chasing the impossible
neglecting & dismissing
deep inside the mosh pit
the dark cavern
the constant turmoil
with thousands of other
lost souls

the bell is ringing
its origin dating back
a half century
but I’m unable to locate
the source
its home
a place that once was
and ceases to be

all this time I thought I was
advancing forward
but truth be told
I’ve been regressing
in search of discovering
that who I truly am

january two thousand twenty-two
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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