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Below is the poem entitled THE SMALLEST OF TRIGGERS which was written by poet Jeff Bresee. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I hate how I feel

Although common it seems

Having been once again 

What I swore I’d not be


Yes, despite all the talks

That I’ve had with myself

Making promises to

Put the past on the shelf


Asking Heaven to help me

And forming a plan

Putting forth my best effort

To do all I can


But so quickly it seems

To unravel and fray

As I learn once again

What I learn everyday


That small problems are made

A full universe bigger

If you won’t stop what starts

With the smallest of triggers


…Jeff Bresee

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  1. Date: 12/9/2012 3:50:00 PM
    yeah, i think we all need to just let some things pass us by without becoming upset. Excellent poem. hugs, Catie :)