forget-me-not

By Jane Ayres

she’s losing her mind
they say
as if it’s like mislaying an odd sock
or a favourite dress
careless

but it isn’t lost
just working differently
dismembered patterns
fractured sequences
glittering constellations

I’m still here, you know

 

 

Artwork by Isha Joy, “Untitled” (@ishajoyart)

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