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McCoy Ave

by Jennifer Smith 4 months ago in love poems
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September

McCoy Ave
Photo by Ravi Patel on Unsplash

M is for the Memories that grab you out of place.

C is Chasing answers like you are last in the race

C is the way you Change how the story goes

O is Only for your mind to catch up to what your heart already knows.

Y is You walking past me that September day

A is And not as quietly, slipped away.

V is the Vulnerability born on that street;

E is for it Evaporating when I could walk it again, just my two feet.

N for Never doubting that day was divine

U is for the Understanding that comes with time

E is for Everything that came after that day, even those memories—they have committed to stay.

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About the author

Jennifer Smith

California girl, living my questionably best life in Hawai'i. Wife and mom. A lover of sports, books, craft time, black coffee, and overthinking.

Reading and writing helps me make sense of the world—big W global one, and little w mine.

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