The Attic in Her Heart

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11432
United States
40° 42' 55.6272" N, 73° 47' 30.876" W
11432
United States
40° 42' 55.6272" N, 73° 47' 30.876" W
11432
United States
40° 42' 55.6272" N, 73° 47' 30.876" W

Where has the time gone?

Slipped away?

Her hands seem so cold,

So old,

So far.

She feels something

Deeper.

I know this to be true

For I’ve seen the love In her eyes

They’ve carried me

Through.

But distant

She seems like

A lost boat at

Sea.

And mindless,

Heartless,

Faded.

The secrets she

Keeps up in her

Heart

Are not mine to

Tell,

To know.

But to start

A new relationship

Now with those piles of papers

And words

Upon Words

I Find it Difficult.

I can’t just burn it

All away,

Can’t help her forget.

It’s gum stuck under a table,

Gum I don’t want

To pick

And I feel we could be

Something more

Than we are,

Mother,

Daughter,

But I feel more

Like a scar

On her unmade plans,

Her dreams,

Her oasis.

I know that

She will try to

Be gracious,

But daily I

See her

Slipping away,

And I can’t help

But think

Could this be the day

When the veil over

Our eyes

Has been cut too short

And it seems all we

Are is a simple sport.

I don’t want to know

Her secrets.

They’re hers.

But it would be

Easier if she’d

Empty em’ out

Sometime, and

Finally see me

With a new

Mind.

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