nothing mundane about loss
Write a poem on how to do something mundane most people take for granted, such as how to tie your shoes, how to turn on a lamp, how to pour a cup of coffee.

reach up
from the comfort of your couch, or walk in from
troubling day-worries of
all the bills needing paid,
sorrow of still missing the
one who needed to get away
(I want to hear your laughter again, talk on the way to work),
- & twist the knob
under the lampshade
once, now twice,
light brightens every
© Julia Putzke

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