The numbness of work
falls apart
as Luca plays the guitar

At the office

A sonic caress
among computers
illuminated by fluorescent lamps

This is how another day began
in the evening

The pink plum blossoms
outside the window
and heavy drifting dark clouds
take on a different life

I’m getting ready
for the lone apartment

– James Steerforth

The outcome of three words (apartment, began, numb) from 3 Word Wednesday and experiencing what this is about.

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About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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3 Responses to Strum

  1. whypaisley says:

    wow.. this ends on such a sad note,, but is seemingly based on a premise of beauty… i wonder if that was the underlying current of the relationship that is set to dissolve as well……

  2. suburbanlife says:

    This makes me think of shift change.
    “This is how another day began
    in the evening…” and
    “I’m getting reagy
    for the lone apartment.” I like the melancholy note, and have experienced this at times. Good! G

  3. pieceofpie says:

    hi strum.. this was magical.. sonic caress.. pink plum blossoms… got me there, the numbness of work…

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