So There! #2

One blurt of temper

And a hurt friend

Smashing the fun

Of playing together.

Regret pinching

Like a stone in the belly

'Sorry. Sorry!'

But not said.

 

And still – still –

The jutting chin

Hand on hip

An insolent pitch of pelvis

'So there!'

Which feels really good

And awful

At the same time.

 

It makes you think

Of mirrors -

Your reflection looking back at you

So keenly

So knowingly -

And you shiver

With a hint of fear

But no idea why!

 

 

 

 

Cynthia Buell Thomas, July, 2018

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Martin Elder

Sun 15th Jul 2018 23:22

This definitely needs to be read aloud. together with part one.
Love it Cynthia

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Hazel ettridge

Tue 10th Jul 2018 21:15

I just know the feeling so well. Ridiculous but so not ridiculous at the same time.I

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