Hawaiʻi Sonnet 92 (So I See)

Ah, that holy moment of retrospective understanding,
the aha second when everything that didn’t come together
but could have didn’t
until now, gray-haired,

oh so clear over many beers, a startling vision
of hand to hand, palms matched upon the frosted glass,
finger to finger,
my lifeline so much shorter —

you knew, I know,
relationships can be carved
at birth, so forward looking, life beginning,
but not conscious yet of coming to
the crystal backward glance
at nothing.

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Today’s word is

relationships

Use it in or to inspire a piece of writing and then post that piece as a comment below. I would love to read what you write : )

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