Indelible

Indelible

as trauma lodged

in the cortex,

his memory

circles her

consciousness,

stringing knots

of regret,

 

poised

 

to storm the

translucent

veil of dreams

once she rocks

herself to sleep;

for outside the

watchful eyes of

life, he is hers.

-K. Cecchini

First published in the Montclair Times

 

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