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Two White Shirts.

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



How much do you deserve the gift:
The one which made you;
The jolt and twist
that turned inside you
Into you and much more beyond you?

Children fearless of its texture
Smear there white floors
One permanent, the other
Slipping atop the first.
The smell neglected but not shy

Confident the nail grow in, even,
Shadings of the sun.
Scratching the earth collecting it
Homeward to keep.

About this poem

This poem is about the never lost archaic nature through childhood and adulthood then through to the beyond and back to our ancestral roots turning in full halo.

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Written on September 07, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on September 07, 2021

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