Erosion

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She used to face the wind, steady

strength worn in straight lines and

sound steps. But harsh nights

and bitter words weathered her

core, washed away resolve,

beat down seasoned worth,

pieces fall away, she lets

them go, it’s all broken

anyway, layers of fall

lean and snap of

her, cruel words

grab, she’s only

a fragment of

what she was,

the rest of

her is

gone

15 thoughts on “Erosion

    • I can’t remember which one inspired the other! I do think, in this case it was the photo that inspired the poem. That is the case many times with the things that I write. Thanks for reading and commenting 🙂

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