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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