73

elle
like a stream of consciousness
in one frosted, december breath
wrapped in a bow
christmas lights, tangled

I’ve never used that name
except only as a writer, I
pen those four letters like poetry
I’m a writer, I say
I’m a whole person using half
my name to truly show
my real self

elle
like one fluid motion
no need to even pick up the pen
because who I am
inked in these lined papers
is as close to me as
I have ever been

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31 thoughts on “73

  1. I’ve been following your blog for so long and I’ve always admired how your control of language conveys emotions in the most delicate but powerful way possible. I just wanted to thank you for always being such an inspiration 🙂

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