Move Me Poetry
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Move Me Poetry

The Blue Rug


*TW: Childhood trauma*

Photo by Richard Burlton on Unsplash

I remember the folded pages, the
TV guide resting on the table. What
did the table look like? I can’t remember.

So​ ​​​ ​ ​​​ ​ many things I barely remember,
what day it was, what the dusk felt like,
how you moved outside my door, silent,



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Jane Smallwood

Jane Smallwood

Passionate about poetry; mine is a work in progress. I’m an editor who reads a lot, but when I read in my free time, I don’t change a word. Love to paddleboard!