Used to play

Exif_JPEG_PICTUREthe scan results fill me with dismay
where limbs are joined, there’s creeping decay
and cracks have appeared in the mortal clay
golden-agers slide on polished parquet
but there’s an ache where we used to play

Written for 5 sentence fiction: ‘Ache’ – with a nod to Leonard Cohen’s: ‘Tower of Song’


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