Enough is enough

Iím going to stop reading poetry,
It upsets me too much,
My memory is going, Iím not sure where,
I read about meadows, dells and lakes,
And know I must have enjoyed them as well,
But I canít remember where or when,
I read about being in love,
I think I may have been in love once, or twice,
But I canít remember with who or when,
Poetry is painful,
It knocks on closed doors and blurs the edges,
I canít remember where I have been,
Things I have seen,
I had something I wrote published once,
I had forgotten about that,
Can you imagine a world where that happens,
Thankfully tomorrow I would have forgotten again,
I hope so,
Iíve had enough of poetry and memory,
Bye bye.

Poetry by Mick Bean
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Written on 2020-10-02 at 14:27

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I hope it's not bye bye, a strong "thinking" piece much enjoyed.

ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
I am as one with, Josephus!
Ken D

josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
Mick,I hope this is tongue in cheek. Iíve always enjoyed reading your poems and this is no exception. It does hit close yo hone though!