23.04.16

April 23, 2016 § Leave a comment

Once upon a time

I was a mirror image

in this world, with minds entwined.

 

Now, I only see double

in my own reflection

until I am numb all over,

from my toes to my thoughts.


I recently finished reading Untwine by Edwidge Danticat, which was the inspiration behind this poem.

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