This is how I Think of you now- Georgia Park

The funeral procession that blocks my line of traffic
on a sunday morning is easy to dismiss
until i start thinking,
maybe it’s you they’re carrying

 
I live right by an Irish funeral home
I see people dressed in black
coming out of it on occasion
and I look to see
if they’re your friends
I look for any spark
of recognition

 
How long has it been
i wonder
since you were dead to me
i do the math
that part is easy

 
but then i get to wondering
how happy or sad
it would make me
and the line of traffic
might as well be on a weekday
for how much it disrupts me


Georgia Park is the creator of Private Bad Thoughts, curator of Whisper and the Roar a feminist literary collective, and a writer for Sudden Denouement. She is a wonderful poet with an enormous heart. We can’t imagine this journey without her. Please check out more of her wonderful work.

 

Author: Sudden Denouement

A Global Literary Collective

16 thoughts on “This is how I Think of you now- Georgia Park”

      1. Ahww! ;3 Wish I could take credit for it but to be honest I snatched it from my favorite band. Gonna have to let it go if I ever become a professional. Thanks, though! Look forward to reading more from you!

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      2. Still good on you for selecting it-whenever a woman wears the label “tramp” proudly, then I know she is my sister lol

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