Untouchable Memories

 

memories don’t just die

anywhere

they linger and rise; here

 

touch me; they say

to give a ride and take you away

however hard you try; to stay

 

drops of blood; spread

like butter on bread

toasted to taste; bled

 

words yet unsaid

hung themselves unheard

unspoken; let alone read

 

among the grains; soil eroding

the flood fled; fleeting

while memories kept the grass; floating

 

to wherever it flies; it glides

untouchable; up in the skies

roasted to darkness;  in star lights

 

 

Gabriel Guangul

21 September 2014

 


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