Tuesday, 5 February 2019

A Poem a Day (94): Paper people

Paper people

Pieces of a life,
Of a person,
Walking in parts,
A cut-out kind of thing;
Words, pictures, phrases
Spun as in a dance,
And so we begin
To wander in,
Trying on the sounds,
Fumbling with expressions,
Colours ripped and bodied,
Rainbows cut adrift,
Parting, so revealing
A life in parts,
Dismembered, remembered.

Copyright Vickie Johnstone, January 28, 2019

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