he did not know why the light disappeared
it used to peek through the window

could it be because he placed
the big black wooden box against the wall?

but he needed it to store
all broken memories he found
along his journey to get to her

so maybe he’d try to live in the dark
for now


written for maypoeticwings 25/31, “eclipse”

maypoeticwings is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @PoetessBecca and @BelezaAngel

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