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poetry by j matthew waters

wherever you may go


as much as I think I should
I don’t pretend to know you
stranger in the midday sun
dancing in the city park
as if nobody is around

I sense undercover angels
hovering above you
unseen agents pulling strings
adding to your improvisations
interpreting forward movement

though grief is your dance
your eyes tell me otherwise
giving me pause and hope
that you may extend your hand
and take me with you




april two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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6 thoughts on “wherever you may go

  1. AH, this is fffantastic

  2. oh this is so lovely…

  3. I so enjoy this work. I’ve read and re-read several times. With each I finding a greater imagined familiarity. Very nice!

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