A Study of Action and Movement

Memory

August 2018

 

 

Shining dully from the coffers of the soul

Leaning hard against the heart.

Mute testimony.

Memories from the moulds of yesterday.

A silent, siren call

Glimpses of sacred pieces

Of the who and how of then, seeking solace.

Tears wash away the covering shroud

Expose the secrets in their sweet repose

Lying, waiting with infinitesimal patience

for the prodigal return.

 

 

Paper from Alluvium, to Wash Against, by Virginia Mitford

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