the pull

the pull
note from self

it’s been lifelong
this pull in a
single direction
her true north—
yes, life distracted
or did it point?
disabled child
discordant unions
broken business
all corralled her
to attend with care
draw inside
probe underneath
and ferret the thread
of what’s true

2022 ©Amrita Skye Blaine
I’m writing a poem a day. These are drafts—not final versions.

6 thoughts on “the pull

  1. ellah

    i am super clumsy with wordpress but am trying so that we can visit in this spacious atmosphere you create. much love. please delete duplicate comments – i keep getting kicked out and having to reset and never really sure what gets through. much love!


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