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The Wandering Poet

Our Firefly Songs

A poem

Photo by Jerry Zhang on Unsplash

On the Veneration of St. Valentine, 2022.

My love, I’ve lost the pretty little song
you used to sing so sweetly to the stars.
I carried it so far, brought it along
a piece of you that I could keep in jars,
unperishing, the years will melt away
the finer points of memory. I weep
for everything we lost, the brighter days
we never got to see…

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Zach J. Payne

Zach J. Payne

(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.

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