tweak

he wanted to 
tweak my ashes
just so

i laughed cause
i couldn’t even
do that 

i don’t think that
he really knew
how old they were

so anyway 
i gave in and let
him try

he gathered them
gently 
smoothed them out

found some thorns
old heart breaks
i thought i forgot

he sifted through 
the worry
that hurt my shoulders

the dirty parts
the shame
he didn’t seem to mind

he let them run 
through his fingers
and gathered them up again

he decided to mix
them with his

then we drifted down
our sea 
and the waves 
washed us

clean 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 7/6/2018 2:48:00 AM
Visual poetry creating a painting on my emotional canvas. Pure and lucid without complication. Touching
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Rosemary Bryerton-Schiff
Date: 7/6/2018 12:10:00 PM
Thank you very much!
Date: 7/4/2018 9:53:00 PM
Rosemary.. really nice work!
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Rosemary Bryerton-Schiff
Date: 7/4/2018 11:27:00 PM
Thank you Lyric Man! I’m new to this site and your comments are greatly appreciated!