sweet defeat?

does a mortal’s defeat taste sweet?

when we throw our arms up in desperation?

when we sigh so full of anguish and resignation?

*

when we no longer can pray or wish

and feel the burden of no hope

convinced ourselves

of no possible solution

when we pathetically pity ourselves

and feel the tears

over-brimming

when we feel depleted

rejected and overlooked

and completely at a loss

*

is it simply our doing?

or is our pleading worth hearing?

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6 thoughts on “sweet defeat?

  1. Ami Fidèle says:

    This is very profound, especially the last two lines. I love it =)

  2. Prashant says:

    when everything else goes wrong – you must be right in your own eyes….so beautifully written !!

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