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In a world of broken pieces

… where edges make their mark.

By Tim GracePublished 2 months ago 1 min read
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In a world of broken pieces
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In a world of broken pieces,

where edges make their mark,

where the space between increases

til the differences are stark.

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Where parts become fragmented

and the bits no longer fit.

Where patterns get augmented

and their unity is split.

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In that space, in that place,

we face an existential threat,

a distant longing, we can trace

to lost connections; yet to be reset.

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A continental drift, a landmark of sorts.

A sentimental shift, a hallmark of thoughts.

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© Tim Grace, 12 February 2011

(Revised: 30 September 2022)

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About the Creator

Tim Grace

A first impression has a lasting effect - it makes a notable difference. In a subtle way that’s who I am as a poet. A ‘first impression’ looking for the gentle ‘twist’ that draws attention to a novel observation.

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