I am running
frozen still
life is going

That life out there
where people simply walk as they wish
and the wind blows the leaves in the trees

I wait
my body appears to wither
like a browning leaf
waiting for the wind to carry me

Poetry by Laura Turzo

Image by Adam Strong

Laura Turzo is a writer of poetry, short fiction and narrative non fiction. She currently lives in the Berkshires in Lenox, Massachusetts.

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