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Thursday, 14 October 2021

Midlife by Cynthia Shutts

We are both terrified of loneliness in middle age
So, we snag the first driftwood that happens by
I carve you into a piece of art for the mantlepiece
And you use me as kindling.

From: https://www.roanokereview.org/poetry2020/cynthia-shutts

Date: 2020

By: Cynthia Shutts (19??- )