She’s always his unrequited. That’s how she won him over.
I love you most When you say very little And do what’s needed To keep me smiling
I drink too much Because I cannot bear To see my sober self In the mirror It reminds me of Every bit of what’s wrong with me The day you left
Jia-Li Yang (Cassa Bassa) works with disadvantaged people. She is constantly inspired by their resilience and strength. Her work has been published in the Australian Poetry Journal; The Poets Symphony, Creation and the Cosmos published by Raw Earth Ink.; Heart Beats published by Prolific Pulse. Her bloghttps://flickerofthoughts.com This is Yang’s first feature on The Short of It.
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