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Potential Energy

Caleb Bedford 1993 (Georgia)



Yet again I
Find myself
Bewildered, forced
To shift the
Potential energy
Away from myself

Despite how
Much I care –
And I really
Do, I swear
I cannot sink
Deeper, ever deeper

Back into the
abyss, where I
So often find
Myself hoping
For things
Impossible.

About this poem

This poem is from the collection 'This Beautiful Darkness', published in March 2022.

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Written on December 12, 2021

Submitted by CalebBedford on April 08, 2022

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Caleb Bedford

Caleb is a twenty-eight-year-old writer living in the Jackson-Metro area of Mississippi. When he is not writing, he enjoys playing music, reading, and annoying his dog, Belle (though to be fair it goes both ways). His primary works are a novel, 'A Southern Pressure' and a novella, 'Isabella'. more…

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