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poetry by j matthew waters

temporaneous


and so I stayed home and polished the rock
until it shined like never before

birds of the air and small animals made of clay
watched with curious eyes as I
placed the gem at the base of the garden stream

before too long the elements took its toll
on the once shiniest rock on the planet
and gradually one by one
birds of the air and small animals made of clay
lost interest in my efforts
eventually carrying on with their lives





june two thousand nineteen
copyright j matthew waters
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6 thoughts on “temporaneous

  1. xox to you and your rock

  2. Love this 🙂 very meaningful.

  3. A commentary on life… very apt.

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