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Convincing yourself you’re complete

Golden, sunset light filtering through golden grass in a field
by Lukasz Szmigiel on Unsplash

A nostalgia for what you think never was,
memories present themselves now
in the themes of true loves lost
and childhoods gone, yet
those years were still
soaked in sunshine sparkling
in the spokes of bicycle wheels
and in the surface of the lake in summer
when you swam into his sphere
In their presence, they were
exactly what you wanted them to be
because you didn’t know any different…



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Sydney J. Shipp

Sydney J. Shipp

Published poet. Expressing in words, the universal feelings inspired by my experience of life. Instagram: SydneyJShipp, Twitter: @SydneyJShipp