sand & sonnets

i could memorize sonnets and recite
them back to you, but those measured letters
are only few grains of sand in comparison to the desert
i hold – make it rain, and watch as all of the emotions
run hot and cold, weak, and then bold –
watch me melt and sift through the last scars of the land
i’ll bring the earth up to your feet so
you may firmly stand

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written by Tiny Fawns for daily prompt: memorize

One response to sand & sonnets

  1. This is honestly gorgeous. Your metaphor of the ‘measured words’ of a sonnet being like ‘grains of sand’ really, really worked for me.

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