The Lark
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The Lark

POST ADOLESCENT POETRY

Forgive Me Mother

As illness ravages your creation

Forgive me, Mother—
I’m just this great sandcastle
with intricate compartments
build magnificent,

that the salty lips
of the sea devours
in peaceful ambulations
undisturbed in its flow,

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Alice Armour

AA is your unknown lover. Mother host to heart-led souls. Reverberating fragments of feeling. Unearthing the truth that I forgot. loveistheonlymuse@gmail.com