A world in cinders – a poem by Jeda Pearl

Poetic response - when your world is falling apart

1 min |   Sun-baked, it crumbles in our hands Parched cinders flee on howling gales The bitter taste sticks to our lips, burns throats and clings to salt-crust faces Through rasping breaths we choke ourselves   We grapple and try to grab one another Confused, dust-smeared fingers blunder, slip Desolate sorrow is yours and mine alone   Until,…

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