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poetry by j matthew waters

ripple effect


I last saw you the 5th of May
a date etched on my mind
not a day goes by
I virtually wander the shoreline
kicking up dust and skipping
thoughts once set in stone

it’s evening time but there is no sun
nor no wind or rain or moon
I walk the trail around the pond
flat blue jewel clenched in my hand
wondering what on earth is
making the water ripple




june two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
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5 thoughts on “ripple effect

  1. Really love this, John – especially the final four lines – beautiful!

  2. WOW. last stanza for me the most too!

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