A Response

This post inspired by V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #46: Response

For this week’s challenge, I thought it might be interesting to create a post in response to someone else’s work. This might be a poem in response to an image, or an image in response to a poem. It might be an imagined dialogue, or a response that demonstrates how the other has inspired you. As always, be creative, and remember to create a link to the original piece.



Pat at 2squarewriting posted “The Art of Letting Go – Moving On Without Losing Everyone You Know” on April 4, 2019.

My response…


sitting at beach

It’s okay to
wrap up the
indignation and despair
for what was real
but really wasn’t

grateful to know
the difference

from years grown up
tethered to an illusion
of close connections

grateful to gain
the strength

to halt
the searching
for the right and the wrong

finally understanding
there’s still

to carefully
wrap it
seal it
tie the bow

leave it behind


8 thoughts on “A Response

  1. Someone once said that at times we mess up our own treasure maps. Letting go slowly gives one the perspective to get in tune with what’s really important. 🙂

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