After Lída- Neil Slevin

H stops to sniff, lifts a leg

and I remember you said

That’s how they send

messages to each other.

 

Then after he walks on

I realise I’ll never write

all these words inside

a bottle to pitch into

 

oceans between you and I.

But still I know the warmth

of sunlight on my skin,

smile with the rainbow.

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