It ain't perfect.

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



Don't hear a sound?
Well look around.
What's it all worth.
To you a memory?
To others worth grows.
Who knows.
It echoes.
Labels of choice.
Labels of new voice.
Still sounds...
bouncing off objects/
bouncing into objects.
Would you give it away?
Could you throw it away?
Will you make it stay?
Objectives!
What are you made of?
Should you be played of?
Like instruments we sing.
Like poems we are read.
What you do is said.
Your languages a movement.
Moves me to tears for a moment
when you leave your shell behind.
Your instrument of life no longer a bind.
It ain't perfect yet
It's delicate 'pet'.
It gets wet, dries out, cries in pain.
Who's to blame?
Truth?
Proof?
Just try before...


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Written on November 17, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on November 17, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Characters 689
Words 157
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 32

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