RELOCATION by Barry Graham

I make no difference
I remember holding hands with
a girl named samantha wright
when I was in 1st grade
at paradise elementary school
I was made
to relocate

five hundred and eighty five
miles away from her sweet hand
and I haven’t seen her since
she never thinks of me and
I only think of her when
I miss my childhood
I am half awake

at 2:42 am
devising a plan to repay
all that I owe and
dreaming of shy kisses
on soft sweet hands
I’ve been gone
for so long

I am no longer certain
that paradise is home
to all god’s angels
fourteen years
have gone by
and even my mother
is yet to return

One Response to “RELOCATION by Barry Graham”

  1. Barry Graham is a four time National Tic-Tac-Toe Association champion (1988, 1994, 2004, 2006). In his spare time he writes fiction; The National Virginity Pledge (Another Sky Press).

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