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Slow build.

I liked the feeling,

which was like putting on a long-loved, long-lost sweater.

And as the discovery of such comfort,

such reassurance unfolded,

I realized this was better than holding one’s breath,

waiting for fireworks,

which vanish as quickly as they appear.

Categories: poetry
  1. Sara Kane
    January 23, 2012 at 23:05

    Oh, love this one, Lori. I’m wondering just what it was that gave you this feeling.

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