Morphaned // A poem about loss by Anne Holloway

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A mountainous forest covered in grey clouds and fog

Morphaned

 

Changed by the loss of her.

 

The hole she leaves behind,

larger than the space she inhabited,

has caused a back-draught

which sucks me

from adult to grown-up.

Shape-shifted.

 

These shoes pinch my

owntwofeet

now I am standing on them.

 

-Anne Holloway

 

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