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An Unwanted Journey

Christopher Madsen
Mar 15 · 1 min read

The alchemy of grief in building a stronger relationship.

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I don’t depart from anger.
I leave not out of hate.
I journeyed from your daily life for change could never wait.

An unknown future guide we follow.
There has never been a set course.
My comfort was delivered from innocent pride.
It paved a road where depression would collide.

I remember your broken tears of shock.
Then you pulled away.
A day I wished never to come.
The day I walked away.

Your mother and I departed.
I moved out of the home.
I carry a memory with me.
In the past, I traveled alone.

The grief our family suffers.
A new chapter we now start.
I dive into a lonely palace.
Answering questions I had never thought.

We meet on certain days.
I see you now with time.
Our bond of love grows deeper.
I hear your words mix with mine.

I have died so many different ways.
Separate was my sign.
I notice you walk beside me now.
Finally finding our spoken lines.

Christopher Madsen

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Writer and Philosopher Poet masquerading as a blue collar worker. Check out my author page at amazon.com/author/cmadsen.

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