poetry by j matthew waters

death in the family

it doesn’t take much
to flip on the switch
and drop down deep
into a chasm
of a distant memory

self-prescribed doses
of self-hypnosis
transports the mind
toward understanding
ancestral realities

old candles aflame
from wishful thinking
exposes wormholes
of new dimensions
leading to affinity

april two thousand thirteen
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2 thoughts on “death in the family

  1. First stanza did me in – tomorrow my dad will be gone from us 19 years – too young – too long ago. K

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