A New Tear.

A New Tear.

New Year’s eve,
Tears of last year,
Long gone.

The smokers ash,
Long scattered into,
Forgotten winds.

Your shadow lingers,
Whispering to me.
Bottles clink,
Cheers for a new year.

Have you gone?
For how long?
I’ll stay strong and,
Forget your grip.

by Robin McNamara © 2018

Published by robinmcpoet

Robin McNamara is an Irish poet with over 90 poems published worldwide. A regular contributor to Poetry Ireland poetry prompts. UCD Library have a selection of his pandemic poems in their archives as a record of poems written during this period. Robin’s debut chapbook is to be published with Hedgehog Poetry Press in early 2021.

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