Category Archives: loss

Seven Years

They did the math, you know Every seven years, your cells have all replaced themselves You have a new skin And probably smell different Every seven years This means I can figure out exactly To the day The moment when … Continue reading

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I’ve lost my words. I think they might have been stolen. I think I know the thief. He can’t give them back. He doesn’t know he has them. But I’ve lost my words. I am an echo-cave Emotions endlessly circling … Continue reading

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Seashell and Driftwood

He was a content old man Face lined like driftwood Whiskers and woolen Smelling of tobacco, tea, and whisky A quiet home, a steady fire A habit of reading and walking His company was kept Over pints at the pub … Continue reading

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Words

These words used to be innocent Sweet and kind even They existed in a neutral space Unless I needed them for something And I could imbue them with my own meaning. How dare you corrupt them And leave them in … Continue reading

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In A Folder

In a plastic, purple folder. With important documents, passports and batteries, Every postcard and letter received. One little note All those years ago. A key to a shared past, happy and making promises. Before Breakings of words and truths, stored between the words of old … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzle

We are Patchworked together strange-looking but fitting Each piece, its own story. The pieces stick together They might wiggle, or shift Or feel too snug Or too loose to trust The wind can whistle through the cracks But once matched … Continue reading

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