Letting Go – a sonnet

This sonnet, ‘Letting Go’, was written about an incident which happened in Coventry in the late 1980s.  The story behind the events was never told to me but a similar incident happened in London some years later and in this sonnet I merged the two sad tales. The use of  the sonnet form is unusual for such subject matter but helps to give the poem more force.


About shaysky

I'm very intriguing - message me and you'll know - (thinks to himself, "that must be more interesting than the last 'about me' I left"!!) - Well, I'm not that interesting, hope you like what I've written and if you do like it, please feel free to make a comment.
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