I May Need a Moment

I looked back, in as many ways as I could –
studied the way the the world looked with you there,
the way you were, the way I was, the way the wind blew.

I noticed it then, the smell still lingers.
All that anguish and love, poking out from everywhere.
Walking around with precious things in pitch black darkness.

All I had then, was all I have now.
I couldn’t give it away, It wouldn’t let me go.
You couldn’t accept any part of me as I was then, you certainly
wouldn’t now.

Rough ground demands shoes, hard rain requires shelter –
It’s been a tough time, I may need a moment.
Not yours, this time. I brought my own.

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About kat9090

Hafu (Half Japanese), Late Discovery Adoptee, Sister, Mom, Daughter, Wife, I cook, look back, look forward, lean left, drive a lot, write a lot, wish a lot, I will be square with you if you are square with me. Find me on Instagram @shojikat and Twitter @biteme9090
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