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poetry by j matthew waters

all along the fringes


nothing haunts me more
than your solitary smile
etched in memory
like a photo under glass

I try to reach out
but there’s nothing to touch
just a lingering aura
baked into my skin

wherever I may go
ambitiously I am watching
hopeful today is the day
you finally find yourself




october two thousand twenty
copyright j matthew waters
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4 thoughts on “all along the fringes

  1. Very touching! Fabulously written as always ♥

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