Frays

I see myself
in the scum of an over-brewed cup of tea,
the correct answer in a pub quiz
crossed out and replaced with a second thought.
There’s a phone charger
at the back of my broken chest of drawers
that’s frayed in three separate places.
It still works, if you position it right.

© Carl Burkitt 2020

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s