Scrittura
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Scrittura

lost and restored

a poem about the anniversary of the death of my Mother

Photo by Ian Parker on Unsplash

one year ago, 365 days
a call in the night
and suddenly
my world fell apart
I had not known
there were so many frayed edges
and loose, worn seams in my world
I had not understood that
my world hung loosely in tatters
by mere frayed threads
I had not known
my foundation was clinging
to ill-fitting screws
loose from being tightened too much,
too many times, thread bear and…

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Rhonda Marrone

Rhonda Marrone

Poetry and Essay Writer. Be Open Editor. Lover of all things nature. You can most likely find me sitting under a tree ,watching birds, writing poems.

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