poetry by j matthew waters

Steps to the Acropolis

And so I have passed on
without fanfare
and I was thinking to myself
the best days of my life

It was Mother’s Day
when I arrived to Athens
my adopted Motherland
learning the streets
by way of feet for eleven days
convincing myself before I go
this is where I’ll always be

october two thousand twenty
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2 thoughts on “Steps to the Acropolis

  1. ❤ wonderful

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