The Antidote

Today I am sharing a poem that was not inspired by any particular prompt, something that I usually do not do because there are so many prompts to take part in! I tried to finagle Fandango’s one-word challenge into a poem, but it didn’t work, so I wrote this sentence. 🙂


When the soul gets sad and lonely,
Remember life is not me only.
Reach out to another friend,
Some kind message to them send.
Maybe this friend also needs
Some loving positivity-seeds.
Antidote to a saddening pattern:
As a flower, to sunlight turn.

white petaled flowers
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3 thoughts on “The Antidote

  1. For years I wrote for myself prompted just by emotion. You are right their are too many wonderful prompts but sometimes we need to just speak from our own self.

    I like this very much. We actually met and reached out to a widow in our neighborhood, during this challenging time – just by walking around our area. I think it helps us both to know that there are others who as the saying goes; “Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.”

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