Walking down a sparse street
Heavy hands
Slow feet
Heart strings tight like rubber bands
Blending in like an unknown brand

A street lamp shines with faulty light
Giving false hope
A cruel joke
Lighting my face in an alloyed embrace
I continue walking my wandering pace


more by A. M. LAINE

Photograph by Guian Bolisay


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1 Response

  1. Anna Elise says:

    So simple and perfect, it really captures that feeling well. “Heavy hands…slow feet” nailed it in description and pacing. Keep writing!

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