Over Simplification (Free verse) by Richard
Slivers of measure turned to shavings by a carpenterâs hand.
Internal tribulations inhibited and a valid recall authorized.
Ash covered eye excretion, quiescent in a cold campfire.
Wrongfully purchased items returned within thirty days,
The residue crossed through, an old receipt refunded.
Unrequited aspiration for earlier currency possessed,
Dirty though they were, now gone to anotherâs hand.
My wallet filled with brand new legal tender,
I shall carry them folded, in my back pocket.
That time of us-
Cascaded tears, fallen, cold ashes their haven.
For this short time together,
You, a mistake, wishfully erased.
I long for her that preceded you,
But she has moved on,
So have Iâ¦
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