What If Today I Let Hope Go

I let hope go.What if today I let hope go

What if today I feel like I have no soul

There is no point in the release of a scream

No point in clinging to a pointless dream

That amounts to pretty much a silly hobby

No room for tears or for any sobbing

What if today I feel like an empty shell

Perhaps it would be better to be in hell

Why? – One must feel alive to feel pain

Today there is plenty to lose, plenty to gain

But is it even worth it either way

What if today I just don’t care anyway

Shannon Henry
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4 thoughts on “What If Today I Let Hope Go

  • August 15, 2017 at 4:10 PM
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    There is a certain beauty of feeling free enough to just not care for one day. Nicely penned verse, Shannon.

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    • September 26, 2017 at 11:09 PM
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      Perhaps it is needed every now and then. Thanks.

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  • August 16, 2017 at 12:17 AM
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    Life can be overwhelming at times, but giving up is not in my vocab. Nicely penned sentiments

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    • September 26, 2017 at 11:10 PM
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      Letting go isn’t the same as quitting. Neither is not caring. But I know what you mean. Glad you like it.

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