keeping up with timelines of loss —
the cold-handed warmth
of a touch, where the waist meets
the censure of modesty —
half-inched skins, neat-folded
pinched between the nails,
the early nights (touch) take something
from all of us.
© Anmol Arora 2018
Image source (A Munch-Gogh Parody)
For dVerse Quadrille # 67
3 thoughts on “the loss of agency”
Nice phrase: “light-bearing”
The loss can strike deep, under the skin. The recollection can come early nights or early morning. Liking the contrast of cold-handed warmth
of a touch.
the timelines of loss, and modesty and lack of warmth seem to denote what we have become