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Doug Anderson: Illness

I could close like a scab 
over a wound
that can’t quite heal
and be angry to the grave.
Or I could let pain
sand away a self until 
there’s nothing 
but being lost in the wind 
that clears the last 
of the leaves
and bares the tree.


Copyright 2020 Doug Anderson

Photo by Doug Anderson

One comment on “Doug Anderson: Illness

  1. Barbara Huntington
    July 14, 2020

    So simple and the word that comes to mind, pure. Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

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