poetry by j matthew waters

we shall never have to die again

there we go
playing with fire again
believing that finding our way
is by way of light

every night we die a slow death
only to be reborn
morning after morning
neither learning by past mistakes
nor desirous of trying something new

instead we go back to the fire
believing we can conquer it
believing if only we can make it last
throughout the night
we shall never have to die again

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

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