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National Poetry Month...Bertrand....aaduna = Words with Power

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Poetry has the power to captivate and intrigue.  In the forthcoming issue of aaduna, Marthe-Elise Bertrand will bring you into her world of words and magic.

Here is one of her poems, "Deep Rest."  {Three others will grace the pages of aaduna...coming at you in a few weeks.}



~Deep Rest~


I tell myself
That they don't care what I do,
But I can't
Get myself to care less about that.
Instead,
I dwell on the idea that
I, too don't even care what I do
And for once I don't feel any sadness
About wanting to die
Or the idea of being gone.
At times
When I want to die
It's like there's no emotion attached
I feel nothing as if I’ve
Already left my body
And the transition-
The transition had been in progress
The moment I realized a void
That something was missing
And I have no idea what it is.
Maybe
My soul will slowly detach itself
From this body because
Nothing in this world could suffice.
Perhaps what's missing is
Calling or waiting o…