Words and Photos

Words and Photos

Words and Photos
Ali and his camel

… words …

In an old trunk
amid papers saved and rotting
a letter from you never seen before.
Where, I wonder, did this come from?
The words shine like moon rise
Still – I let it go.

…and photos…

small faces
unmoving lips give the script a voice
“Here is Ali by the Great Rock Here is Ali by the Great Rock!”
cried the lost boy under a full desert moon.
Wooden camels scraped across the stage
How I loved you!
Still – I let it go.

© photo and poem by caf

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6 thoughts on “Words and Photos

  1. of-the-essence blog September 7, 2017 / 6:41 am

    Beautiful, and made me think, on a rainy dark morning. Of the loss AND finding of things, and memories. Thank you!

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