Night Smoke

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Night Smoke

Incomplete, it rises
only to dissipate

like the griefs we shape,
somehow unnoticed,

beyond reach but felt.
Last night’s moon, the glance.

Forgotten stars, a withheld
kiss, words we never formed.

How difficult to be lost.
So easy to remain unseen.

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“Night Smoke” last appeared here in March 2018.

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20 thoughts on “Night Smoke

  1. The things that didn’t happen or that we cannot grasp, that have such a profound effect…. the night smoke, this is what I take from these beautiful words. My favourite lines:
    Forgotten stars, a withheld
kiss, words we never formed

    All the could have beens….

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