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poetry by j matthew waters

lost opportunities


these addictions have become commonplace
even though in reality they’ve
resided in the recesses of everyday minds
centuries before either you or I were born

what I wouldn’t give to hear your guitar
gently weeping again
taking me to places specific in time
places meant for only you and me

the storm destined to light up the night sky
somehow dissolved into nothingness
and so here I sit all alone again
wondering what could have been




june two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
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6 thoughts on “lost opportunities

  1. Lily on said:

    How beautiful. Especially the guitar section.

  2. Beautifully penned… 🙂

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