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poetry by j matthew waters

a matter of patience


sad woman
coming in out the rain
sheds a tear for no one
down in nashville town

the rain washes clean
her mind at ease
a patient heart considers
every little thing

we all remember
how it used to be
early morning prayers
pleading for fairness

so many faces
up & down music row
mostly quiet anymore
like a lonely avenue

and so the rain
returns another day
sad woman
learning how not to cry




december two thousand twenty
copyright j matthew waters
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2 thoughts on “a matter of patience

  1. Very beautiful!
    Wish you a Happy Healthy Peaceful New Year!

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