February 3

February 3rd 2016 

Still gloss of water-

Silver darts in the silence

Stir the silt to life

 

Stitches

Unpick the stitches

and let them drift away.

It never made sense

for two whole cloths

to be tied together,

anyway.

Unpick the stitches-

red on red on cream.

And rub away the holes they left,

iron out the seams.

Unpick the stitches,

and leave them where they fell.

Those half-held ties between us

farewell, farewell and fare well.

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