Far away

I hold you

unopened in my hands

and wonder

‘where will I go?’

~

Inside, you are alive

ready to take me

to a world

far away from mine.

~

I will dive in

and sink deep

absorb

and be absorbed.

~

I will wander

through your rooms

a shadow

on every page turned.

~

And when the journey ends

I will mourn all I have read

lived in my head

and taken to my heart.

Writing along with prompt-a-day over at write alm; today’s is ‘far away’

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5 thoughts on “Far away

  1. I really enjoy the vulnerability shown in this poetic prose. Being far away sometimes can get you closer to where you belong.

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