“Retreat” by Anonymous
June 2, 2014
Filed under The Susky Literary Magazine 2016
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Why would one chose to go back?
The past has never been repeated,
Except in memory…
Is the memory what brings us back on track,
Away from the lonely future we’ve retreated?
Do we need an escape from our in-between,
The place where we’re trapped and only hope to be freed?
We can only move forward if we are willing,
Although the price may be unforgiving.
We must learn to let go
For that is how relief will show.
A theme is different from a moral.
The latter is my idea’s will
And my idea shall