a single forget-me-not…

as a poet
i have decided
to
fade away
quite
gracefully
merging
into the woodwork
but
leaving
a rather
irritating stain
deep
into the fibers
of life
not
removable
by sanding
and
far
too costly
to replace
i absolutely
see
no need
for me
to
change
completely
because of a little thing
called
death

3 thoughts on “a single forget-me-not…

  1. I totally agree! I think that much of what motivates me these days is looking for ways to remembered when I am gone. Looking for ways of leaving something of myself behind.

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