Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Poetry - "Transitory Genesis" #NaPoWriMo Day 18

Day 18:

Transitory Genesis
by Jennifer Patino

We leave
sandcastles behind us
in ruins

Our twenties
were a hurricane,

In our wake
we made allies
who disappeared

The closer we got to us,
the further real pain stayed away,
but no eternity existed

For us, forgetting
was everything,
and the clever ways of achieving it

Left us
forever dusting our feet
on unwelcome mats

And our shadows
still dance without us
under a grey-streaked 3 AM sky