8.18.2016

poem: reminders

reminders

I tried
     to erase
     you from
     my life

because
     that was
     what I
     was taught
     to do.

but you
     show up
     in the
     smallest ways,

tiny reminders:

a vase on a shelf

a ring in a box -

me,
     slowly
     becoming
     you.

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