A New One Starts Here – Written Friday 11th November 2022 (Aged 47)

A New One Starts Here

sat here in this room
for a while,
and a room before that
found motorways,
and drove back
but it is not the same
i am here,
i do not live there anymore
people talk of places
that i will not visit again
and i feel like –
my mental health is unravelling
and my thoughts,
just gathering
it is an illusion,
and i know i need the change
with ghostly names
i get up,
and i sit here in this room
no traces of who i am
or where i am meant to be
i am here but really i am there
and that is why i suffer mentally
but the new road lies ahead
and it has finally opened
the path is much more clear
it is all about chapters and phases
and a new one starts here

James Garratt – Friday 11th November 2022

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