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Wayward wanderings of wishes and brimstone


She was young  
wind in her hair wonderment  
dripping attitude and gumption  
out of every pore
 
One well timed smirk  
partnered with a perfect cat-eye come hither  
and God herself would bend the knee  
 
Figments of imagination
appeared and disappeared  
perhaps went where wishes  
go when cashed  
 
Flexing hard life
heartsounds beating in every color  
she double-dared fear itself  
 
Left scorch marks
for footings  
ashes and embers  
encircle her head
 
charred remains,  
afterthoughts  
 
a smoky wake  
 
 
 
proof of life.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bluevelvete
Written by Bluevelvete
Published | Edited 24th Jun 2022
Author's Note
Musings on various paths a life could travel and imaginings of potential outcomes.
©Blu2022
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
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