The Way to Go Out by Dan Provost

The Way to Go Out

–and I walk away
without applause.

Just a nod, a quick wave…
Heroic in nobody’s

Bemoan a purpose
and you end up ecstatic,

in solitude—

This might not be the worst
case scenario for all

Withdrawing to
a single voice—

transient, with the
music from a thousand
different voices

available to transform
from here

Dan Provost’s poetry has been published throughout the small press for a number of years.  He is the author of thirteen books/chapbooks, including in 2021: The Green Room, released by Analog Submission Press and December 22, 2020, published by Alien Buddha Press.  He is a two-time nominee for the Best of the Web and has read his works across the United States.  He lives in Berlin, New Hampshire with his wife Laura and dog Bella.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s