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“But how can one regret what, to the mind, has never existed? Even loss is an inaccurate description, for what loss is without the awareness of losing?” – Nicole Krauss
Reflections or shadows briefly stand,
Together as soulmates, us two —
Your illusion captivates,
Your splendour resilient,
Even mirror images,
Destain to show your glory told,
Knew you once as a child laughing bold,
Called you names and pulled your hair,
You’ve grown and you’ve changed,
Hair black and sweeping, shoulder length,
Green eyes telling a story of —
Smiling lips, straightened teeth gleaming,
Stubborn chin, lovely breasts rising,
Fluted waist, lush body, legs —
Curves run imagination wild and I,
Stare, hopeful to hear your lilting voice —
I examine our reflections,
How strange you hate your beloved —
Caring for you as Alzheimers,
Steals your life, memories; you’re —
Synchronicity Poetry — A type of poem with events simultaneously related. The last two stanzas reveal a twist and the syllable count for each stanza is 8, 8, 2.
Please see Shadow Poetry for more information.
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