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A Lot Like Wilting by Aaishah Mayet

Aaishah Mayet | Aug 15th, 2020 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

Nights fade
One into the other
Like stacked dominoes
Crashing
In the whispers
Revealing the nightmare
Of fears

Walking in the wasteland
Broken dreams
Pierce
Like shrapnel
Blood stains
Of regret

On these nights
Thinking
Is a lot like wilting
In waiting
For water

Poet Bio

Aaishah Mayet hails from the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. She works in the Healthcare sector which, for her, has bridged the frontiers of our shared human experience. As a self-confessed bibliophile of many years, literature remains her teacher and her sanctuary. Her works include Haiku published in the Lotosblute, as well as poetry published online in the Agbowo Limits issue, Praxis, Poetry Potion, Active Muse, the Brittle Paper and Amaliah.

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