Tangled

Your temper unravels,
Swinging..
Fraying at the ends;
Like a yarn that’s
Lost its way
And now lies
In a mess,
A jumbled heap
Upon a recently swept floor.
I try to understand how the yarn
Unfurled.
What caused the tangle?
But soon realise
That if I’m slow
And gentle,
I can untangle it,
Untangle you
Until things all make sense
Once more.

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2 Responses to Tangled

  1. jfb57 says:

    Sometimes yarn just unraveled. No rhyme or reason. Best not to ask just apply gentle fingers to getting it back into a shape xx

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  2. Lovely analogy. So much more instinctive to meet anger with anger, but gentleness is more effective any day.

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