Quadrille #145

I gave her space
ribbed hours gleamed white
the clock nibbled time
one skinny day after another
walking with barely a shadow
I hear the mantis tick of it

I gave her space
not recognising
that time can kill
as well as it heals

Written for dVerse Quadrille 145 “Nibble”

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