math and baggage

we are but travelers here

picking up a few souvenirs along the way

i know things don’t always go right

and so i write

ya see I’ve never been good at math

but when I feel like i have nothing left

it all adds up to you

there beside me,

slightly to the left

making me more than one

and i know that i have won

I am worthy of love after all

and that particular piece of baggage can be tossed aside

cause i no longer have need of it

~Melanie Thomason

 

 

 

 

 

10 Comments

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10 responses to “math and baggage

  1. It’s good to read your poetry again…hope you’re doing well, friend.

  2. That is a happy poem. I’m so happy about that. Always a pleasure to read your work. I hope you stay this time.

  3. The total is always more than the sum of its parts. Truthful words by which we live. Thank you for sharing this.

  4. You had me at the title. Love this one, especially. So nice to wander through your words again. 🙂

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