Poem by Laura Hay (UK)
Published in issue 41 of The Ofi Press
Something and Nothing
Something was nothing, before it was something
Something was empty, before something became full
If something can go up, something can go down
If something has more, there’s something with less
Before something had light, that something had darkness
After something has lived, that something will die
Where something exists, the question is, Why?
Laura Hay is fairly new to poetry. She always had an indescribable urge to write but never knew what to put on paper or where to start. After drafting a short thank you to her best friend in the form of a short poem she instantly felt comfortable. This then continued as a form of therapy for dealing with her own, and other family members, mental health issues. She has had no formal training but is now taking the time to read and write more poetry.
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