Literally Literary
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Literally Literary

Cannot Speak

A Poem

Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash

I can’t say it
or I didn’t, at any rate

I haven’t opened up
let myself be fallow
accepting, vulnerable seeds
dying around my feet

I’m afraid of
the wind climbing in and rearranging
my open jaws

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J.D. Harms

J.D. Harms

Former hairstylist, perpetual philosophy student, swallowed by poetry, writing, ideas