Bitter Sweet Note

Now comes the part
You’ve heard it before
But
The balance of the symphony fades
The one bitter sweet
sustained note
Piercing your ears
your heart
your soul
And it just goes on forever
Relentless and strange

It sears
Endure
It can’t last forever
You know it can’t last . . .
But it does
And you just want to know
Why . . .

Suddenly it relents
Shifts
harmonies and rhythms
Returns your heart
into your hands
It does little to stop the suffering
But it does release you

Yes
You knew
but now you understand
Now
You believe

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Chyfrin the Celtic poet

Artist, Poet, Electrical/Biomedical Engineer, Actor, Playwright, Set construction, Educator, Lover of womankind and single malt scotch

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