Child’s Play


Glistening globes bedeck fine silk strands
Multiply light to kaleidoscope 
A million gems,
Untouchable serene,
Ceases breath.
Ignites fire.
Gaping, a hole in fabric’s time
Mansion of pearls reduced,
Frayed ends.
A smiling face,
Chubby and red cheeked
Grinning golden laughter.

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