Each time I search and squint…
and yesterday’s borders haven’t changed.
After hasn’t landed yet,
Before looks fuzzy,
but Something waits further out.
Is that tiny dot peace getting back to normal?
Healing must be a paper boat—
drifting on and on.
© 2020, Judy DeCroce
JUDY DeCROCE is an educator, poet/flash fiction writer and avid reader whose works have been published by Plato’s Cave online, Pilcrow & Dagger, Amethyst Review, Tigershark Publishing, and many others. As a professional storyteller and teacher of that genre, she also offers, workshops in flash fiction.
Judy lives and works in upstate New York with her husband poet/artist, Antoni Ooto.