About Blanks by Catherine Dome (Lucent Dreaming Issue 10)

Due to limited control of our formatting on posts, the formatting of the following poem is incorrect.

                                   About

Gaps
Blanks

Spaces
Absences

                                                                     A bit of

                                    Abstinence needed from 
                                                                     Scales 
                                                       measuring things in life
                                                                         only half 

perfect
The

arrhythmic pulse of a
damaged heart
The

unreadable signs on her palms

Scattered daisies the psalm of spring
bent on a frost soil
recoiling
waiting for the light
in no straight line
missing a few petals
hissed away by the wind
Bye.


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