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Bridge Keeper

 
after the collapse

I picked up one stone at a time

some cut my hands

others smooth and fine

rebuilding the bridge in winter's growl

reassembling the rubble I created

that now lay at my feet

so I just... began

One rock at a time

now I await the ivy

to wind around the structure

giving it age and beauty

the flowers to bloom around the stone ends

waiting for the fragrance of fortuity

spring will birth


I am

The bridge keeper
Soul_Man_Ken
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