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Cuffs

 
 
 

Cuffs

a steady drizzle of days
and hung-up
waiting for a future
to arrive
but
only more of the same
cold rain
and the circles the drops make
in the puddles
like hand-cuffs
to stick my wrists into
to keep from cutting.






Article © Wayne F. Burke. All rights reserved.
Published on 2019-12-16
Image(s) are public domain.


1 Reader Comments

Harris
12/22/2019
11:14:05 PM

Arresting image and theme..... circles and handcuffs and restraint, the cool of the water.

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