Clinging On

when the spirals
spin ever eccentrically
downward, downward

when the depths
sink energetically
deeper, deeper

when every turn
confronts despair
hurting, hurting

wakeful and yet so listless
isolated yet standing off
tearful and dysfunctional
concentration, simply shot

what then can I do
but hold on not to deceit,
but cling on to Truth

what more can I do
than hold on not to pain
but cling on to what is Good

Lord help me, O help me
to cling only, on to You

Today’s Daily post prompt is cling

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