Cross to Bear

Guilt burns inside me
but I keep swallowing
the acid to make
up for grievances
long past forgotten
by others.
I know I need the wood
to warm up
the desolation around me
but I just can’t
drop this cross.

In response to Daily Prompt: Warning
Featured Image: Unsplash – “Cross” by Rubén Bagüés (CCO Public Domain)

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