Lizelah Thaugally

Death Of A T-Shirt - Poem by Lizelah Thaugally

You were wearing it one cold morning,
When I told you I needed you,
Like your clothes always needed you
The brushed soft whiteness of it setting off
The width of your shoulders,
Your caramel skin,
Your angular frame..................

Comments about Death Of A T-Shirt by Lizelah Thaugally

  • (6/17/2008 11:09:00 AM)

    Had to read this one again. Admire the way you capture the memory. it strikes a chord with me and, I'm sure, many.

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  • (5/7/2008 11:13:00 AM)

    Oh this is so lovely. How the smell of a lover alludes us when we so dearly need it to be near. I like the way you've conveyed your longings and yearnings and neatly brought the whole piece together with the shapeless t-shirt. HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • (4/20/2008 7:36:00 AM)

    Reminds me of similar experiences in my life, I loved the flow of this piece and its ending, very good: -) (Report) Reply

  • (4/7/2008 7:42:00 AM)

    A very poignant piece, Lizelah. Well expressed.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 7, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 27, 2008

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