A Story to Tell – Written October 2008 (Aged 33)

A Story to Tell

i looked on ebay
and i saw,
that you had –
put up your responsibility
and that it was for sale
i did not bid,
for i knew it has always hid
i saw your eyes
and saw a belief of –
‘i will always fail’
i saw it buried beneath
and peeking through the iris
longing and belonging
clinging to self doubt’s virus
i looked on the internet
and i heard –
a notification bell
you are a rag and bone lady
who has a story to tell




James Garratt – October 2008


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 2008 here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poetry-and-writing-2008/poems-july-2008/

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