Poetry

No

shutterstock_214547947No is a favourite word

To end the endless conversation,

To shut the door on the salesman,

The panhandler,

The boyfriend,

The friend.

We say no to change,

And no to adventure;

No to love,

To faith,

To understanding,

Empathy,

Frailty.

Possibilities end

Before ever they begin.

No is a universe

Populated by one.

Mother Hen

(Writing Prompt: END, part of Poetry 101 Rehab by Mara Eastern – Thanks, Mara! Feel free to jump on her poetry wagon each Monday!)

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