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Sinking into a True Despair

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Author's Note: This verse narrative speaks for itself. The true despair that all of us feel, at certain times, can be explained and portrayed in many different ways. When all is irreversible, it's time to move on, without a doubt. This poem is a collaborated poem that Liam McDaid and I had the opportunity to work on together. Enjoy the poem, and its palpable message about "Despair," and the importance of "Hope." (Gary Bateman - July 5, 2021) (Verse) 

Sinking into a True Despair It’s like trying to shoot a monstrous ghost that you can’t ever see, and, at the same time, this applies when one wants to kill a rumor, and where everything is just like water running off a duck’s back, and when you can’t see the source of it as it disappears over time. Yet, if this leak becomes a true object of issue and a real concern, then all the damage is irreparable and beyond any hope of saving. It’s at this stage that we choose to cut our losses and to move on. And, why not? Despair is always a part of the human experience. Yet, where there is “despair” there can also be “hope,” if each of us have the courage to summon it and to never take counsel of our own fears. Hope can spring eternal, if the human will is stout and courageous. Let us hope so and make it so! Gary Bateman and Liam McDaid Copyright © All Rights Reserved July 5, 2021 (Verse)

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Date: 7/26/2021 10:50:00 AM
A wonderful poem that depicts the despair first in great metaphor and phrasings then endsvon a positive note of hope and not being deluded by fears and hopeless dejection. Wise words! Kudos!! ^^^^^^^--------------~~~\\~~~~>>>>>> Plz also do read and comment my newest poem
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Gary Bateman
Date: 7/27/2021 8:23:00 AM
Many Thanks S.zaynab for your comment here!! I am glad you liked my poem here!! Cheers and Best Wishes, Gary
Date: 7/9/2021 2:46:00 PM
the leprechaum has pooped its head out of the bottle in this one, your pen sure puts a golden twist on this dear brother, thank you deeply for mixing ink it paints quiet the picture in words
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Gary Bateman
Date: 7/18/2021 9:14:00 AM
Great to here from you Liam. Your original thoughts on this one made it happen on my end. Best Always, Gary
Date: 7/5/2021 3:54:00 PM
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Gary Bateman
Date: 7/9/2021 9:30:00 AM
Hello Linda, I think "sigh!" does sum up this notion of "True Despair." Yet, I also posit that where there is "Despair," there can also be "Hope." I guess this makes me an Optimist. Best Wishes, Gary