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On the River

by Suze Kay 4 months ago in sad poetry

Reminiscing

On the River
Photo by Claire Fischer on Unsplash

Do you remember slipquick swimming against the current?

I do, the eddies at the edge of the dock pulling at my wrists

And minnows nibbling at our ankles.

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The air sits heavy on the river. Heat lightning flashes

On the other bank, where purple clouds build and build.

I can reach the rock in the channel. You can reach

The beach beyond, and the distance between stretches.

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Time is funny, it folds and buckles, and when I sit here it feels the same.

It’s not the same lightning, but doesn’t it look it?

I’m not the same person, but don’t I miss it?

sad poetry

Suze Kay

Surrounded by all things bright and beautiful, writing all things dark and gloomy.

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