Tuesday, June 14

today is her birthday

think i'll go for a walk
was the last thing she said.

she tied up her hair like she meant business.
i knew then that she wasn't coming back.
it caused havoc at first, they said she was either selfish or dead.
i watched her glide away and as she grew tiny, i could see her more closely in my mind,
crossing borders,
swimming oceans.

once i asked if i could save her,
she laughed and said
you'll have to catch me first.

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