not lost.

the hero

there comes a point

in every hero’s

epic story


when a reader

fairly questions


how the hero

can go on


how the hero

continues to breathe


how the hero

persists to the next page


after being

subjected to

every horror

that the author

could imagine to inflict

upon her


but that point

in every hero’s

epic story


never comes

at the end

remember this

as you live

your own

epic story

as your own


there are always

several pages


after all

has been


ps to self:


go on


and turn the page



is not.

the end.

musings inspired by A Rather Unforgettable Birthday That I Would Like To Forget

grow on

resolutions or resignations