I am a poet who has both been published and self published. All work on this blog is all copyright Alex Ness. While I make very little money from my work I am technically a professional. Measuring by the hours I've written I am professional. My goal is to share my work with as many people that can read it, as far as the internet may reach with it. I hope if you are moved you will share this blog with others, and perhaps buy my books.

Whatever the result, thank you for viewing this blog. I cannot express how greatly I appreciate the many people, from many places upon the earth, who have visited.

I bid you peace.

Je ne regrette pas la douleur, car il m'a fait plus forte

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Monday, August 1, 2016


after this long journey
I collapse
into your hands
hold me there
as I worry
if I did well
and tell me
how much it mattered
every time
I fell
by the velocity
of the impact
tell me
you needed me
to be
what I was
every time
I stood there
in the fire
for the chance
to tell you
I love you
even if
you did not
even if
even if
I never mattered
to anyone