Suffering

Will the pain ever fall beneath the threshold
Will I ever see over the crumbling wall
Can I ever forget how it used to be then
Is there a chance that forgetting will mask it all?

There is a cloud that dwells in the memories
Dark and drifting, moving but still left behind
We cannot see it as our memory fades
But to deny it is just deceiving I find

Or is it as important as persistence
The short term remembering of the eye
Holding onto an image long enough
To form an impression or a sorrowful sigh

We without doubt learn from our sadness
And usually emerge knowing quite well
That it is pain we avoid when we can
A lesson that memory will always tell

Barbara Blackcinder

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