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Heavy When Wet

by LJ Smith 8 months ago in sad poetry · updated 8 months ago
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Home is a memory

Heavy When Wet
Photo by Cristina Gottardi on Unsplash

Forever chasing

A moment when

Before the constant flow

Did overwhelm

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Imperfect had it be

But the after

Had no code

No conduct to uphold

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Forever searching

That moment when

All eyes did crinkle in unison

Mouths agape with delight

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Before the constant flow

Did overwhelm

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They rise and fall

Five times a charm

Then all of home

Became a memory

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Nightly routines

Sorrow and fear

Daily accolades and futures

Lost

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All stories

Yet jaded

Followed by liquid

Still

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Because the constant flow

Did overwhelm

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Forever chasing

The search in exhaust

Doth leave but abandon

Empty desire

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Forever running

To and Away

Dizzying

The circles do become

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Dive deep

Don’t wade as

Past Present Future

Float by

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And still the constant flow

Does overwhelm

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Seek higher ground

Yesterday’s earth engulfed

Treacherous

Tempting

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A quiet nature

Through stillness of air

Can only conjure

The home within

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May forever the weight

Of paths washed away

Not break the spirit

Though heavy when wet

sad poetry

About the author

LJ Smith

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