but for sorrow

Today’s poem from Education for Justice is by Rob Suarez.

but for sorrow
I might never have asked
what could be
but for sorrow.
I might never have opened
to the terrible
vulnerability of love
but for tears.
I might never have begun
this treacherous path to
but for emptiness.

Source: “but for sorrow” by Rob Suarez from America Magazine, Vol. 184 No.
10 (3/26/2001).


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