You Drifted

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You drifted away
like a boat
growing smaller
in the distance

Time slipped between us
like a smothering mist
Shadows silently filled
the echoing emptiness

You left your trace on a wave
your word on paper
your memory in me

© Martha Magenta
The Fable Online December 1, 2016

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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta lives in Bristol, England, UK. She has a passion for herbalism, gardening, Earth and the environment, animal rights and veganism. She has worked for ActionAid, and Friends of the Earth. She has been writing poetry for several years. More recently she has studied haiku and related arts. Her poetry, haiku, senryu and tanka have appeared in a number of journals and magazines. She collects her published work on a blog: https://marthamagenta.com/
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