Being Tossed Aside: Trash In A Can

Another one for #Worldpoetryday

I was looking through my “collection” of poetry I’ve written and came across this poem. Some of the poetry I’ve penned makes me cringe because the poems were written with such emotion, it immediately brings me back to that moment, and sometimes I don’t want to be reminded of it. Some if it makes me cringe just because it’s so personal and I just don’t think it’s any good. We are our toughest critics.

Nevertheless, I thought I’d brave it and share this poem. Although “rhyming” poetry is not the flavor of the day, but rather more free-flowing prose seems to please in the style of Billy Collins, I still enjoy a rhyming poem now and then. I tend to write both forms.

This bitter piece makes me both laugh and cringe. It does rhyme, so be forewarned.

Anyone who has been through a break-up can relate. It’s about having…

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