Moment of Choice

I beg for quiet control,
a heart that stays in order,
a mind that stays in charge.

I know that I am
Too old
to give in.
Too old
to let my feelings win.

I feel that empty, painful aching.
Silent
as the grave.
Deep
as sin.

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Andrea Pruett

Andrea Pruett

Favorite Book: The Bible | Favorite Poem: “Phenomenal Woman” | Favorite Human: My Husband | Editor of Stray Words https://medium.com/stray-words