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yet we do


Recorded Reading:


yet we do

reaching toward one another

social conditioning
vague word definitions

childhood pain
adult pain

mistaken assumptions
and the actions which follow

things we heard from others
things we saw on the news

things we thought we observed
things we did but don’t remember

distractions of the moment
anxieties about the future

resentments real and

irritating habits
on both sides

it’s a wonder
we reach at all

we do

isn’t it


Among us, poets are ill paid. In order to continue her work, this one currently lives in her minivan, on an income of a fraction of our nation’s poverty level. If her work has moved, enabled or uplifted you, your contribution to this effort may be made at:



Published by Ana Daksina

Read worldwide one million times, Ana Daksina is a Troubador of the coming age.

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