words

              words
echo with the ghosts
of almost wholly-lost
              worlds
                            but for them
                            nothing remains
                                         at all—nothing
              words hold
though only airily
              the fragile bones
of yesterday
                           loose as breath
                           but holding yet
                                          and tightening

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4 thoughts on “words

  1. Beautiful! I wish poetry was my thing. I’ve loved the lyrical side of poetry since I was very young. Too bad my appreciation does not lend to the writing. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog, and enjoyed my post. Look forward to seeing you again soon, doors always open at Jean’s Writing.

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