Smoke Curls

Recovery is elusive.

I am happy to be

where I am,

but the view hurts.

It’s like watching

smoke curl away

from the rubble

of a beloved home

that I didn’t mean

to set ablaze.


© CGT, 2018.

4 Comments on “Smoke Curls

  1. Damn. I feel that, too. Takes me a while to even come around after reading some of your poems. So powerful.

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