The Weight of Salt Water.

This

familiar

heaviness

in my bones

that

will

not

be

unsmiled

undone

unwanted,

yet

leaves me

with

fields

of

words

to harvest.

An

offering

in exchange

for

the silent

weight of all

this water

escaping

from

my

cells.

— The weight of salt water.

© Liezel Graham. 2018

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Liezel Graham

Wife. Mum. Lover of words. Lover of the Word. Writer of stories. I drink too much coffee and dream improbably big dreams. The quintessentially weird kid, all grown up and (still) finding refuge in books and words.

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