Don't Turn Around
Memory is fading
just a stutter of images that could of been reminders
reminders of lengths of hair and color
shape of body and stance
little hints of voices and laughter
all gathering to form a blank
Only questions are brought up
to mention her
Do you know why she left?
Did you leave her?
Did she forget?
Or she thought we'd forget her?
Simple actions make me want to unlock
All the questions I stopped from asking
All the frustrations I have blocked
All the things that could of happened
if she would of stayed
and hadn't walked
And when I see lost Little girls
searching for others
I stand up behind them
straighten their backs
whisper an aggressive suggestible tack
Don't turn around
she won't be there
keep on going
Your life is still here
Copyright © Jessica Arteaga | Year Posted 2009
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