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poetry by j matthew waters

as if silence could breathe


in the darkroom
he could see independently
gradually bringing the past into focus

how those snippets near and far
are but a mirror for the soul
artistically developed
rinsed with a touch of reality
and hung under safelights

it was easy letting go
once able to stand on his own
composite prints defining himself
one eye-opening exposure at a time




october two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
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2 thoughts on “as if silence could breathe

  1. love the title and this line “artistically developed rinsed with a touch of reality”

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