Stephen Fuller *** Poetry, Essays

I Don’t Remember, following Joy Ladin’s “Forgetting” in April 2020, Poetry. A Poem.

I Don’t Remember

Just let me forget, blankness
be okay, the page be empty
as I wish to be right now, as

I am. Hollow for an echo to fill; a
shout, a—> SHOUT <—. A child shouts at
me through silence and I forget

I existed before the silent scream.
that I loved and failed, that I loved
and held him through the night when…

(C) 2020 Stephen Fuller

4 Responses to “I Don’t Remember, following Joy Ladin’s “Forgetting” in April 2020, Poetry. A Poem.”

    • Stephen

      There was a clarity with this one for me, I played around a little bit with the phrasing in the first stanza, but overall… I think it works to deliver what I was conveying. Thank you!!

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