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remember

September 4, 2015
By megthepoet ELITE, Winnipeg, Manitoba
megthepoet ELITE, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Favorite Quote:
"We know what we are, but not what we may be" - Shakespeare


i remember
i remember seeing the woman who cleaned
the other side of your office window as i told
you about the blackness
that gnaws at my lungs night after night.
there is silence that we sit on
minute by minute
moment to moment
I say nothing but wait.
i remember the heaving sadness
My arms clinging to my legs as my
grandfathers memory tugged at me, painfully.
i search for words not finding anything
but dirt and metal on the tip of my tongue.
i remember you
like the mother i wish i had
the friend i wanted back.
walking
your heels click against the floor
and my shoes drag from the exhaustion
hanging onto me like butterfingers on monkey bars.
i remember
the latte that didn't taste like a latte
the genuine laugh
the hope
the hope
i’ll remember
you.


The author's comments:

My therapist inspired me to write this piece. I hope that people will connect to it. 


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on Oct. 2 2015 at 11:13 am
megthepoet ELITE, Winnipeg, Manitoba
212 articles 23 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We know what we are, but not what we may be" - Shakespeare

thank you :)

Zolenz DIAMOND said...
on Oct. 1 2015 at 8:02 pm
Zolenz DIAMOND, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS, Other
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Favorite Quote:
The pain that have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

its hard to describe how this makes me feel, But thank you for writing it.