Poetry

Separate 

Written by Jacob Ibrag

Yesterday I opened my eyes and

you seemed farther away. Our friends say

I shouldn’t worry, yet I feel the need to stay awake.

As world’s between us keep forming, I’m beginning to

realize my mistake. I manifested a universe where our

relationship used to be. Can hardly see your face as

the space between us continues to separate.


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Danny Gluska – “Begin Again

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40 comments on “Separate 

  1. Deeply Touched. Thank you for sharing ❤

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  2. Wow,..I really enjoyed this. Great job! Many will be able to interpret and relate to the message also✨

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  3. “I manifested a universe where our relationship used to be.” This poem hit home. Beautifully written as always Jake!

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  4. Separation measured by faces…

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  5. I totally relate to it. I mean I’ve experienced this… Great that you shared your thoughts. Just loved it! ❤❤

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  6. This is amazingly awesome!!

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  7. This is beautiful

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  8. Beautifully written !!!!

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  9. Beautifully written

    Liked by 1 person

  10. “Manifested a universe” that’s awesome

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Really well written, you can just relate with the character throughout. Thanks for this.

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  12. Sometimes I find a separation to be a liberation
    that occurs out of my own hands – As if space
    has done dropped the ax for me and all I have
    is to go on breathing…

    You’re writings always calm me
    Thanks for sharing,
    -IV

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  13. I’m just and OCD wreck looking to happen, forgive me, but it seems the shape of the piece should be pyramidal, as shape informs the action of the piece, right? …were it rounding down under, they’d be coming back together?

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  14. I didn’t quite get this line- “As world’s between us keep forming”. World’s what forms between the two? or is it “As worlds between us keep forming”? I’m really sorry if this is a stupid question.

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  15. Beautifully done

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  17. You are doing great work in poetry! Thank you for following A Total Solid Waste. I am enjoying your work as well.

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