Wasted Grace

J.N. Estey
Apr 18, 2021


if an angel
were to try to speak
in coincidence and sequence
in secret

would I be able
to accept her embrace
or would I yet again
or would I yet still

recoil and shake
as yet another’s
well meaning palms
reach for my soul

only to find
the ache



J.N. Estey

Writer. MSW. Columbia '21. “Creatio ex Nihilo: Poems and Stories about Depression, Survival, and the Resurgence of Hope” by J.N. Estey available on Amazon 💗