Breadcrumbs

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Today tastes empty
Yesterday was numb—nothing
Day before yesterday, festered regret
Yesterday before yesterday and yesterday, pain.
Further back, scourged gut hollowed out with pure loss
Lost time, have I? But today tastes
Empty,
tastes today, but I have time—lost.
Loss pure without hollowed gut scourged back further
Pain, yesterday and yesterday before yesterday
Regret festered yesterday, before day
Nothing—numb was yesterday
Empty tastes today

© Grace Black

31in31

The October Poetry Journey continues… #OctPoWriMo  So I did my own thing today,Palindrome of sorts.

Today is Day 23 of OctPoWriMo  join me, 31 poems in 31 days. Do you dabble in word play as well? Let’s create 31 in 31!

Love and Ink,
Grace

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