Please Don’t Follow

Mary L. Holden
Nov 21, 2022


…because I’m not sure where to go from here, from medium.

Ana Bonđžić, CC BY-SA 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Done with social
media: all.
No posts, no play —
goodbye, guildhall.

To follow? Moot!
To lead? A pain!
To quit ahead
leaves behind gain.

Poetry fails
in blog substrate.
What once was loved
has lost its weight.

Words won’t save
or give pennance —
they contribute
to the sentence.



Mary L. Holden

A constantly evaporating editor and writer. Believer in medium since 2013 when they made me wait for an invitation….