POETRY

With this Armor

The Daily Epic

Amy Jasek
1 min readMay 13, 2024

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double exposure film photo by author

With this armor, I will face today,
shielded by faith, come what may,
mind sparked and girded with coffee,
saved by a helmet amply
supplemented with wisdom,
another gift from the bosom
of the Almighty.
However rightly
I try to hold what happened yesterday,
with grace, I let it slip away,
truth buckled around my waist,
I turn, well-braced
against what swords and arrows
may…

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