Understanding reached

Poem

Jay Sizemore

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Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

To try and understand the universe
I must first try to understand myself
and fail.

I look at the mirror, I look into the abyss,
a quintillion myriad branches
of action and consequence

that led to each individual decision
bracketing this moment like a vise,
a…

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Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of APNEA & Ignore the Dead. Cat dad. Dog dad. Husband. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.