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Weighty

03 April 2021 Saturday Poetry Prompt: say that again?

Photo by Zac Gudakov on Unsplash

And when all is done, and you look at the scales, you see that the ink you shed is heavier than blood after all. — Paroma Sen Ink Is Heavier Than Blood

Plastic bag diaries,
Compacted by the weight of ink.
Porcelain countertop vanity,
Weighs upon the bathroom sink.

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