Making Room

by Taylor Greene

  • Poetry
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It would be easy
to make space
for you in my heart.
as you can see,
I already have a spare bedroom.

I must apologize
for its clutter and mess, it hasn’t been used in
some time
but it could use a boarder like you.

Just give me time
to clean,
to remove the cobwebs
and the memorabilia of bygone residents.

I will warn you,
there are holes in the walls
I’ve never been able to fix.

Maybe you’ll have better luck than I Rootstalk leaf-bug icon marking the end of the article's text.

About Author Taylor Greene
Portrait image of author Taylor Greene.
Taylor Greene is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky, and a lifelong resident of the commonwealth. When not working at various bars he can be found DJing on WRFL Lexington, volunteering with the [Daniel Boone National Forest( archaeologist, or writing poetry over a glass of bourbon.