NaPoWriMo13: The Barren World

You have left a barren world
in the palm of my hand
that is now godless without you

and all the touches that populate it
pace like aimless pilgrims,
trying to find their way back to you.

© Keighley Perkins

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About handshedown

Keighley Perkins is a Cardiff-based poet whose influences include Anis Mojgani, Selima Hill and Richard Brautigan. Her work has previously been published in "Acumen", "Elbow Room", "Erbacce", "Fire", "Northwind" and "Obsessed with Pipework". She can also be found online on Twitter at @handshedown. View all posts by handshedown

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