Deborah Cox


Still Life - Poem by Deborah Cox

Salt has turned to sand

and shelled out silences

nerve the synapses

to falsify a strand

of taste


when taste itself is bland

and every breath expands

the space of a life unplanned

that shared with us

the steady pulse,


was wasted, and...

Topic(s) of this poem: loss


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 23, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 3, 2016


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