The Poetry Bar

Set Aside

lethargic, depressed, tired
and by my side

you need me
to get you to functional

engaged, up, happy
and still not by my side

there is loneliness
with or without you

you’re just not there
for me…

Susi Bocks – writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause. You can find her work at or follow her on Facebook, where she invites you to read her thoughts and get to know her. Bocks’ work has been published in the anthology SMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and in Scarlet Leaf Review, VitaBrevis, Spillwords, Literary Yard, as well as other literary magazines.


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