Missing Truth

Free Verse

Photo by Michael Dziedzic on Unsplash

I used to be somewhere else
red-white-and-blue

true, I was once
a diamond throwing every hue,

and when I spoke about the move, I would run
like cherry wine on cobblestones, clever heroine

I lived where blood and money overflow,
remodels, getaways, unpaid work —

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Jean Campbell

Jean Campbell

Writer by day, reader by night, napper by afternoon.