Spoiled Memory

A poem

Tammy Breitweiser
Oct 4 · 1 min read
Photo by ROBIN WORRALL on Unsplash

Pain ripples
Across her face.
Words do not transcend
The air molecules
Before a shriek emerges
Animalistic
Uninhibited.
A moment
Everything turns into something else.

Memories spiral
Even good ones
Contract bacteria
They have an expiration date
Remembering changes them
Into new context.

Milk begins white
Smooth
Delicious
To make calves fat
But
Expose it to hot sun
It curdles and sours.

Something important
Is lost.
Validation of direction is
Needed.
Souls needs
Peace and
Wandering.
Irony shows up-
Constant movement
Brings no peace.

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Tammy Breitweiser

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Tammy is force of nature; woman of honor; seer of nuance; ultra runner and ultra reader; & an accidental inspirationalist who writes.

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