Today’s Short #Poem 275

~ ~ Today’s Short #Poem 275
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She was always there with a word
or a smile and so it was this time
as I set off on the longest journey
of my life

I felt nothing save the gentle
pressure of her hand –
this is my parting gift, she said
and touched her fingers
to my chest

I have turned now
and face the homeward journey
That place
where she touched my chest
is calm and warm

Ashley Bovan


About Ashley Bovan

I work at Poetry & Photography
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