Wallet and Phone – Written Tuesday 21st January 2020 (Aged 44)

Wallet and Phone

i am sitting here with your things
your paperwork, your wallet and phone
and me insides just feel all alone
i feel like i should not have them
i feel like this is too intimate
for someone who avoided intimacy
i feel like i have lost a part of me
and that, this rock face
that for so long we have both clung to
has finally smoothed out
as you let go and move onto another place

i am sitting here with your things
your paperwork, your wallet and phone
and i think about your life
its platform destinations
the timetables never kept to
the way you would roam as the likely suspect
and i look at your paperwork
as it is, the last and strangest gifts
for someone who avoided intimacy
or for whom it was a terrifying struggle
this reflects our relationship
and shows it was a permanent muddle
here i am with your bits and pieces




James Garratt – Tuesday 21st January 2020


More poems at 
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2020 here 
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2020/

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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