by Jerry Buckley

To rewind
The scene of the crime
Make a pass at empathy
Seek forgiveness

To set aside
One’s pride
To be first to blink
Account as if null and void
Past indignities

The voice inside
Rears its head
Inclines toward resolution
But we shrink back
And recoil into our
Comfortable seclusion

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Jerry Buckley is a commercial truck agent residing and working in middle Tennessee. He is a high school and collegiate soccer official, and home brewer. He and his wife enjoy travelling together and experiencing other cultures. He enjoys the outdoor life, reading, music, and impressionistic art.

Last updated October 19, 2015