Naught

Updated: Aug 13, 2021


Illustration Courtesy: Jesse Draxler [jessedraxler.com]





<Naught> swells gradually,

being clothed in

showy clothes

I have no way

to pop it

I just leave my heart

to vehemence and cruelness

of <naught>

<Naught> becomes my everything

I become everything of <naught>

The place where I'll arrive

and

the place where I started

are <naught>.











--

Yuu Ikeda is a Japan based poet. She loves writing, reading mystery novels, and drinking sugary coffee. She writes poetry on her website: poetryandcoffeedays.wordpress.com

Her published poems are


“On the Bed” in <Nymphs>,

“Love? or Death?” in <Sad Girl Review>,

“Poetry Drops Like Raindrops Do” in <JMWW>,

and more.


You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @yuunnnn77





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