I want to settle

like dust covering 

the surface of 

old sturdy furniture

laying over book spines

atop pages and covers


comfortably linger

nestled in the corner

of a quiet room

content after momentum

like soot spread about

after a fire.


Submitted: April 17, 2020

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This sounds so tempting, I could do with doing a bit of that myself. Beautiful writing, Compass Girl.

Fri, April 17th, 2020 6:55pm


Thank you, hully!

Fri, April 17th, 2020 12:13pm

88 fingers

I liked your poem. But with dust, you will have to deal with dust mites nibbling on you. I'd go with soot.

Fri, April 17th, 2020 7:02pm


Haha that's true, 88! Thanks for the read :)

Fri, April 17th, 2020 12:14pm

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