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she washed me in her watercolors

who i was before i met her
and who i wanted to be after
were completely incompatible things
she washed me in her watercolors
but the black ink of who i really was
bled back through

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we can wish to be
something we’re not
but that won’t make it so…..

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black, ink, stained, watercolors, washed

…and even after all this time
it can still make me feel
white bread and average
the cloyingly mushy middle
of a brilliant girl sandwich

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  • kenroome
    kenroomealmost 2 years ago

    this is exactly how I feel today, exactly the words I could never write. Just wow writing.

  • thank you Ken, you are wonderful :)

    – greeneyedlady

  • Donna19
    Donna19almost 2 years ago

    Like your imagery

  • thank you Donna, i’m glad you like it :))

    – greeneyedlady

  • uncleblack
    uncleblackalmost 2 years ago

    this is great, very perceptive..

  • wow, thanks so much!!!

    – greeneyedlady

  • CreativeKitty
    CreativeKittyalmost 2 years ago

  • thanks, so much!!!

    – greeneyedlady

  • su2anne
    su2annealmost 2 years ago

    sublime and true
    suzanne:))

  • thank you :)

    – greeneyedlady

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