Tag: past

Gallery of the Mind – A Poem

I’m sitting on a marble bench and the headset I’m wearing brings a voice into my head. Its tones are familiar, the timber of its words feeling like a caress. “If you turn to look at the canvas on your left, you’ll notice the… Continue Reading “Gallery of the Mind – A Poem”

Voices I Let Go – A Poem

It is my fathers voice I hear first as it’s the one I have known the longest: “Why are you so fucking stupid? Can’t you do anything right?” The sound of the voice has changed over time, taking on the tones of my ex-husband… Continue Reading “Voices I Let Go – A Poem”

Sharing Scars – A Poem

We sat together comparing our scars. Some of them had been caused by others and some we had made ourselves. Many of them were the same except for several of mine. He had no scars along his skin to match them. “It’s because you’ve… Continue Reading “Sharing Scars – A Poem”

Remember When – A Poem

When I close my eyes, I am pulled back to another time. I stand there, looking at myself as I was, as I had been. He lay in bed, his eyes half closed, sleep long gone   but also not far behind. He heard… Continue Reading “Remember When – A Poem”

Believe in the Dragonfly – A Poem

Though I was walking in the sun, my thoughts were drawn to the other day. I had seen the man who used to be my husband. It was odd, looking at him. Here was someone that I had loved, but now felt nothing for… Continue Reading “Believe in the Dragonfly – A Poem”

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