Aug 11 · 1 min read

Telling Good Stories About Dead People

It was a good time

90 Mile Beach with Pacino, Northland, NZ. Photo credit — Deb Curreen

It was a good time

last night, standing around

telling stories about dead people.

Long gone

big memories

standing here together with hearts alive

open and thinking about those times

13 years, 20, 19 and five bloody armies

that drove stakes in the ground.

And I light a flame

I burn my fingers

on scorched, heartbreaking times

of all those days and love has gone underground

beneath headstones inscribed with all the love we lost.

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Debby Curreen

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New Zealand writer, Christian. I love beaches, reading, writing, cooking, family, God & coffee. Buy me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/debbycurreen — thank you.

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