I lower my guard, allowing the enemy inside.
Destruction of life’s joys … built on untold moments of tears.
My parapet’s construction begins anew upon rubble and quicksand.
This is my entry for this weeks Sijo Poetry Challenge with theme/inspiration of GUARD.
***Not inspired by current celebrity events. Prompt challenge and poem written on Sunday.***
There are details in the prompt on how to write a Sijo, a syllable based poetry form similar to a haiku but originating in Korea.
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