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poetry by j matthew waters

once outside of the yard I will be forever free


so here I am held in some detention camp
along with every living soul I ever knew
one by one they are called away
until eventually I find myself alone again
selfishly gathering their freshly strewn petals




june two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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4 thoughts on “once outside of the yard I will be forever free

  1. Shawna on said:

    “until eventually I find myself alone again
    selfishly gathering their freshly strewn petals”

    Gorgeous.

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