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Sands in My Hand

Sands
in my
hand
trickle
as I
close
my
palm
to
grip
them.

I
release
the
remaining
grains
and
clinch
the last
ones
that
hold
the 
traces
of
your
promise.

28 July 2020


Copyright © JCB Burl | Year Posted 2020

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Date: 8/6/2020 9:47:00 AM

Congratulations on your win. It is fun to play and walk in the sand. Love your ending, "that hold the traces of your promise." Enjoy your win and day............
Date: 8/2/2020 12:02:00 PM

Sands of time....Wait for no one...Life is all about patience...Nice poem JCB
Date: 8/1/2020 6:20:00 PM

This is so moving...I could picture the trickle of sand to be the last memories held...a Fav!
Date: 7/29/2020 12:41:00 AM

This is so touching! I love the way you've written it so that each line unfolds layers of emotions. Congratulations on your win my friend. Blessings and love :)
Date: 7/28/2020 11:50:00 PM

Love how you wrote this...I could see the grains fall. Congrats on your win!
Date: 7/28/2020 11:16:00 PM

Love the depthness that it takes me, and my compliments for your 1st Place win, my friend -- Aloha~@William
Date: 7/28/2020 4:52:00 AM

This is so special--beautifully done, JCB.

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