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The Empty House

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



Though not a hoarder
Her possessions held
Until she shifted
Her poise in blend
Possessions thrown
Despite what they meant
Until nothing was left
Of her naive lament
Broken and down
She was taken away
Her hands held tighter
As they locked her away
Day after night.
Night after Day.
Her eyes ever wider.
She did nothing but pray.

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Clearing the mind, cleaning away old troubles.

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Written on September 08, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on September 08, 2021

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