Taught

imayo

Taught: An Imayo*

You taught me to eat my pride, my inner monsters.
You taught my tired soul to pray, hope for the better.
But most of all my dearest, t’was you who taught me,
how to love with all my heart, until it stops beating.

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In response to May Book Prompts –  by Sarah Doughty and MahWrites.

Today’s prompt is Eat. Pray. Love. by Elizabeth Gilbert

*Imayo is:

  • a 4 line poem.
  • syllabic, written in 12 syllable lines broken by caesura after the 7th syllable.