Move Me Poetry
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Move Me Poetry

The Pen and the Door

Photo by Chris Chow on Unsplash

You wrap words
around spaces like soldiers like
sentinels that I can’t get between
the maze that you make defies
my intelligence defies my
ability to go to the other side of
my own shut door.

The door remains shut as long as
you’re there you keep me away
you don’t know that…



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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!