Of Attachment and Detachment


Attachment may happen in the blink of an eye
Detachment may take a lifetime, or several

I don’t have a forever to my name
Alone I arrived, alone allow me to depart

I protest against the burden of you
And if need be, I shall sacrifice all my words
As compensation for my freedom

And you shall bear the title of
The One who Silenced the Poet

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15 thoughts on “Of Attachment and Detachment

  1. Dear Sonya,

    Thank you for this poem.

    The burden of that to which we are attached can sometimes be suffocating.

    All good wishes,



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