Polly

Writings and Witterings

black ink

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tumbleweed blew
across blank vellum
for years

no mark etched
save with blood
and salt tears

black ink still
awaits the finale
withheld

to score
inscribe more
scars

Polly Stretton © 2015

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9 thoughts on “black ink

  1. This is tight like a drum, very restrained, and can be interpreted in all sorts of ways…

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  2. Polly this doesn’t waste a letter and leaves this reader feeling the scratches across those pristine pages. You are on fire!

    Seriously, WP needs to come up with an alternative to the like button which in this case doesn’t begin to cut it. 😉

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  3. Beautiful – and sad – brings a lump to the throat of a fellow writer 🙂 xxx

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