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Tidal Withdrawal

Smoothened stones

By the tide’s kind hands -

(she sucks them like pearls!)

So too,

All the bumps

And crevices of your flesh

Are all forgotten -

(the soft amnesia of a singing bowl!)

As I knew they would be

The last time I saw your skin.

(I long to remember,).

🎨/📷 by Dia Gila, Cabbage Whites & English Browns on the Jurassic Coast, 2021


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