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  August 2022     4 months ago

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The Inch Between Us

The Inch Between Us – Poem


I put my hand up
You put your hand up
That inch
Of glass
That inch
Between us

Do you remember
Can you remember
When you heard my heart
From the inside
Beating you into existence
Thumping you into life

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by Stacey Powells

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I CAN'T HELP

I can’t help
what you think
of me
it really is not
any
of
my
business

I can’t help
what you think
I said
Or did
Or didn’t say
Or didn’t do

I can’t help
if you ghost me
malign me
assume things
resume things
most important
...

by Stacey Powells

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Just Because I'm Naked

Just because I’m naked
Gives you no right to stare
I have my wrinkles, bumps and bruises
I’m more than enough
I’m more than aware

Just because I’m naked
Doesn’t mean I want to flaunt
I have mirrors
I know what they mean
I stare too
Look...

by Stacey Powells

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Thank you. It was really tough to write.

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The tragedy of losing a child and being able to write about it. That treehouse. My heart broke for this father. I can only imagine the pain in recalling his son's word, "neat." Being a parent, it's the worst loss imaginable and I honor this father for honoring his son in this way. 

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