POETRY

The Road

St Paul, Revisited, II

Amy Jasek
2 min readMay 23, 2023

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Polaroid photo by author

I thought the road would rise up to meet me
and the wind would remain at my back
but it became a whip to beat me

It turns out that what I had learned to see
became a light that shone on what I lacked
all my faults rose with the road to meet me

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