“Some setbacks we suffer
Are hard to transcend
A knife cuts much deeper
When held by a friend “
Fred, this is a very powerful poem. I think many people have been in this place.
It brought up emotions for me, immediately.
Good poetry usually does that.
It is its job. :emoticon:
I like it spaced out the way you posted it, because it reads more profound.
Putting it together without spacing…makes it more focused and direct.
I like both. And love the poem, with its painful cut.
There is nothing more to say, when you say it like this.