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poetry by j matthew waters

Josephine


We watched the aquamarine sky
on a hot summer night
neither saying a word
though both screaming inside

I knew you were already gone
but we continued to hold hands
as if to say nothing will change
despite the obvious facts

You were always so good to me
though I never knew why
frequently sad but in a good way
I keep your wistful smile by my side

They never understood
the magic that we shared
and now that the sun is sinking low
we’re bound to rise together again




june two thousand twenty-one
copyright j matthew waters
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5 thoughts on “Josephine

  1. A heartbreakingly sad poem that ends with hope.💖

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