Meet You Running – a poem by Judy DeCroce

Meet You Running

I am thirty or eighty
asleep, awake, the same,

sliding around a slippery joinery
where dreams occlude phases of
my life.

a child…
a love…
a death…

Here I am without pain
squinting to a sandy ocean…
beside us, a dog smiles.

I flip through events, years.

Awake,
there is not even you, till I close my eyes
     and meet you running.

 

Judy DeCroce, a former teacher, is a poet and flash fiction writer.
She has been published in Pilcrow & Dagger, Amethyst Review, The Sunlight Press, Cherry House Press- Dreamscape:An Anthology, and many others.

She is a professional storyteller and teacher of that genre. Judy lives and works in upstate New York with her husband writer/artist Antoni Ooto

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