No Room for Sentimental

A Poem

Jillian Spiridon
1 min readJan 26, 2022


Photo by Kevin Wolf on Unsplash

keep on going
that’s what they said,
veneer in place
for every occasion,
never a mess,
picture perfect
mask not askew

don’t give up
as if it’s universal
the way grief
runs tides with life,
floods emerging,
all those waters



Jillian Spiridon

just another writer with too many cats