Rudimentary Grief

a process
a journey
a state of being
a way
a tattered flag
fluttering in a chilled wind
at the fragmenting cliffside
signaling drastic change
discarding outdated beliefs, stagnant patterns
melding tired laws, with unfamiliar truths
momentarily whitewashed with stoic acceptance
a façade of ether
then
imperceptibly, inaudibly, invisibly
time plus tears plus anger plus acceptance
all such aching nonsense, it seemingly becomes
still
still
a covert, bottomless pang remains
remains

© 2014 by DC Lessoway

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