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 England UK. Her poems focus on a wide variety of topics and issues including: love, loss, spirituality, environment abuse, and violence against women. Recently, she has begun to write haiku and tanka. A number of her poems and haiku have been published in online journals. She is owner of POETS community on Google Plus.
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