certainty

a state of being
closed off to other
possible outcomes

a place of right
might
fight

where trouble lurks
and there is no soul

a safe place
where one finds
simplistic comfort

only in its opposite
is there any hope
or chance of stumbling
upon the world as it is
and not as we want it to be

(D James)

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One response to “certainty

  1. But can’t we be certain of emotions, in the moment, as well?

    Like… I am certain that I felt, upon reading this poem, that I miss you and our chats.

    Outcomes or no outcomes, there is a sense of certainty.

    Just sayin’.

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