Familiar Notes

The spectral glow of lingering thoughts

Tamara Naidoo
Paper Poetry
Published in
Oct 28, 2021


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Words hover in my throat
and out they pop
as I point two fingers
to push the specter back in
I’ve said these words a thousand times
yet they linger
somewhere between
my head
and my chest

The specter is present
in a rhythmic thud of emotions
within me
over these months of solitude
now that my…



Tamara Naidoo
Paper Poetry

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