Thin Traces

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Thin traces
of tracks
not yet laid
like invisible lines
or a long thread,
golden and white
running through,
held at either
end, at once taut
and loose,
swayed and buoyed
by forces
of love and
time, like a guide
that beckons
from a past
into a future,
mouthing your name
in sand
or rocks
or steel,
a formless form
that winds its way
to make a track
or make a life,
both,
yet to be
laid
down.

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2 responses to “Thin Traces

  1. You have such a gift for putting poetic words to exactly how I feel. We are on the same wavelength Shanee. I love you so much for continuing to write beautiful works of art that speak to my heart.

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