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Sometimes It Seems

Sometimes it seems
I’m going in the opposite direction
of my dreams
while everyone is clamoring
for one more look.
Social technologies
make me feel
turned inside out.
I know I’m not the only one
who misses the old world.
Even there though,
I had probably already quietly
slipped out the back door.
But here’s a poem,
I carved it into the table before
I left. It sounds like
the sky on a rainy day
and an airplane buzzing over
a porch swing
and the hitched return of a sprinkler
on a summer day.
It sounds like
the last slow song
at the dance,
and the smile,
of a love that couldn’t stay.
Sometimes it seems,
I’m going in the opposite direction
of my dreams,
sometimes it seems.

Teri Skultety 1/26/20

 

Winter Sky in California, January 2020

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