A Box of Matches

What’s in a box of matches?

A pocket knife about an inch long
A pencil the size of a pin
A piece of red string
Tatters of coloured paper
A pink clip
A lump of wax
The feather of a raven
A lock of fair hair
A hastily scribbled note
The taste of adventure
The smell of summer
My childhood song

© jsmorgane

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Published in: on February 25, 2010 at 12:45 pm  Comments (6)  
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Valentine

I’ve gone
Missing
Out on life
Obedient observer
I split my mind
Working out the day
Running away
With my thoughts
As carry-on
To a place
Where I’m not
Missing you

© jsmorgane (Valentine’s Day)

Published in: on February 16, 2010 at 11:00 pm  Comments (3)  
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