Regret, my long time companion,
wrapped her cold fingers around my heart;
pulled me to the bottom of the ocean;
mouthed despair into the base of my neck, digging me hollow.
But in a breath, I accept what is.
I let this and now be my mantra of peace.
I let go my grip and float in the pool
The small saint painting Acceptance is available for purchase here.
Acrylic on canvas. 4 x 4 framed in red oak. $50.