Jolene DSouza

Edition XXXXI

Paper Boats - by Jolene DSouza (Photo by Bruno Kelzer).jpgPhoto credit: Bruno Kelzer

Paper Boats

By Jolene DSouza

Everytime I’d think of you
I’d send a memory to the sea
Riding on a paper boat
To somehow bring you back to me

Time and time again
I’d send dozens and dozens more
Till one day I found all my paper boats
Washed up on the shore

While I was sending you paper boats
A storm had settled in
Brewing and stirring the ocean depths
Taking my boats I sent within

My paper boats never reached you
My paper boats came back to me
My memories are now upon the shore
Haunting me endlessly. 

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