Invisible Threads, a poem by Ann Christine Tabaka at Spillwords.com

Invisible Threads

Invisible Threads

written by: Ann Christine Tabaka

@TabakaChris

 

Hope and faith
are hollow things,
that follow you
until the end.

They fill you up,
then drain you dry,
a cruel prank
upon your life.

You pray.
You offer sacrifice.
You bargain.
You cry in vain.

No one listens.
No one hears.
Deaf ears ignore
our fervor pleas.

Submerged in an
ice cold bath of disbelief,
we continue to push,
wanting to deny.

Never wanting
to let go,
we grasp at
invisible threads.

Ann Christine Tabaka

Ann Christine Tabaka

SEPTEMBER 2018 / MAY 2021 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Ann Christine Tabaka was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize in Poetry. She is the winner of Spillwords Press 2020 Publication of the Year, her bio is featured in the “Who’s Who of Emerging Writers 2020,” published by Sweetycat Press. Chris has been internationally published, and won poetry awards from numerous publications. Her work has been translated into Sequoyah-Cherokee Syllabics, and into Spanish. She is the author of 13 poetry books. She has been published in micro-fiction anthologies and short story publications. Christine lives in Delaware, USA. She loves gardening and cooking. Chris lives with her husband and four cats. Her most recent credits are: The American Writers Review, The Scribe Magazine, The Phoenix, Burningword Literary Journal, Muddy River Poetry Review, The Silver Blade, Silver Birch Press, Pomona Valley Review, Page & Spine, West Texas Literary Review, The Hungry Chimera, Sheila-Na-Gig, Foliate Oak Review, The McKinley Review, Fourth & Sycamore.
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