cloud songs

       What gets left
    and what remains
  behind?
Even lovers, even then.
           It was there.
  Once. Then. Before
    apologies, excuses,
  shame.
Once lovers, now
  not even memories.
  Not one. Not again.

09/20/2018                              j.g.l.

2 responses

  1. I told my students that prose can give you the experience, but poetry relives and explains the experience, believing that you know that experience.

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