What they said

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I thought it simple metaphor,
the way everyone said it
too matter-of-factly and sure,
another overused cliche
so oft selected and repeated
it stuck like a sunny day:
“You find yourself in them,
all former lifeblood gone,
replaced truly root and stem
by their softness come along.”
And under that mask I fade,
with thoughts of you spread
to everything, every shade
I might chance in passing;
like a sickness of the head
all I ever hear is your laughing.

(dtn)

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2 responses to “What they said

  1. gerald parnell

    way to start my day david..scratching my head…

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