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We remember through pictures

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But what about
the spaces 
in between?

The moments
that were seen
and uncaptured, 
lacking immortalization,
too special to be 

How do we 
hold on?
When everything 
in life
begins to fade
into an endless
white light.

Like the flash 
that strikes 
light lightning
to capture a 
you didn’t want 
to forget.

Even when 
those images 
are revisited, 

And instead
have taken on 
a hazy quality
of vague knowings
and false promises
and hopes lifted
to the great unknown.

Hello all. I am a full-time writer who is constantly discovering her voice. I write poetry, personal narratives and short stories. I'm always open to reaching and connecting with new readers, so leave me a comment or question. Let's start a dialogue! Don't forget to follow me here and on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok! (@exisflor is my handle for all three sites)

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