Back in the Box – Written October 2021 (Aged 46)

Back in the Box

something feels…
strange…
i put my parents back in their box
an accumulation of paperwork
and i read the things –
i had written –
about my mum –
when she was first diagnosed
and just before she had to finally go
and i cried –
cried for the wretched loss
i held things,
which had once belonged to her
and i thought –
if only we could have shared
something of the future




James Garratt – October 2021


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https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2021 here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2021/

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