Healing Milk

Guest Post by Koshe Salayi

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Soaked my tired skin in healing milk⠀

To wash away⠀

all delusional hope of your return ⠀⠀

Dismissing your shadows that follow me ⠀

Promising me ⠀

Of a tomorrow that never came⠀

Soaked my tired skin in healing milk.

Bathed by winged souls⠀

A ceremony of purification for the soul⠀

Envisioned my whole self without all that was us⠀

With-out  your thoughts ⠀

With-out your thoughts⠀

With-out your thoughts ⠀

Without your shadow lingering in my bed⠀

Soaked my tired skin in healing milk ⠀

Peeling away every memory ⠀

Every word⠀

Till you become a stranger to my algorithm ⠀

Dysfunctional data ⠀

My soul can not calculate ⠀

You are my fading sadness ⠀

This I must say ⠀


About Koshe Salayi

Textile designer by day, amateur poet by night, Koshe Salayi loves to create when asleep or awake.

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