Directly in the path…

25 Aug

2 the bluff overlooking the pensacola bay at grandparents home  only constant in our lives

Category Five

It is both what you say
and how you say it,
marbles falling heavily
from your mouth hitting
the floor and shattering,
each word a moth made
of steel.

It is the way you clench your
fists, break only things that
belong to me,

and the way you move,
direct, calculated,

like the eye of
a hurricane before striking.

©2000Beverly Sweet/Scheidt

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4 Responses to “Directly in the path…”

  1. Claudia August 25, 2017 at 10:43 pm #

    It’s so good to see you post again…💖

  2. don August 26, 2017 at 8:57 pm #

    Well written, powerful, jolting, meaningful words.

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