Devorah Gerber

(07/31/96 / Brooklyn, N.Y)

Touched


When things touch you in just a certain way
A specific note of music
A specific football play
What do you think
What passes through your brain
Is this specific thing a link
Does it bring to mind
Something else instead
Something linked in kind
When a story touches you in just a certain way
Or something that you see
Brings memories of past gone days
When something touches you
In a way you never knew it could
Whether it brigs you happiness or rue
Know then you've been touched
Your emotions have been handled
Fight this battle all you want,
Nothing can be done

Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2014

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