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Your back to me.

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)

I don't... hate you!
Let your whites show
I wouldn't fear your blinding glow.
Show me you age,
for it's your age I know.

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Written on September 07, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on September 07, 2021

Modified on March 22, 2023

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Scheme ABBCB
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 117
Words 24
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

Heather Lydia Thornhill

Moods and mindsets poetry. Published. Book in progress: Don't talk rot. more…

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  • AIDA
    This poem is absolutely refreshing and inspiring! It's so wonderful to see someone who is willing to embrace the positive aspects of life, like the radiance of someone's whites or the wisdom that comes with age. It reminds us all that there's so much beauty to be found in the world, even in the things we might initially view as flaws. Thank you for sharing such a thought-provoking and uplifting piece! 
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