itch

tried to focus on the memory

but as I touched upon it

my mind skittered on

to the next one and the next

as if I had scratched an itch

that then jumped and spread, unsatisfied

~Melanie Thomason

5/29/17

 

You can read more of my poems in my book:

Moonpies and Naugahyde

A Childhood Survived

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2 responses to “itch

  1. That happens…”skitters,” is such a wonderful word.

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