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Dear Her

written by: devereaux frazier

@marylandpoet

 

Dear Her
I never thought I’d meet you
Everything I could have asked for
And so much more
Contained in one body
A mind open to the complexities of an autistic mind
A soul listening to the beat of my drum
And a heart putting forth a smile
Every time I think of your name
I’m distraught
How I spent so much time
Looking in so many places
When everything I wanted
Was right there
Barely bloomed
Spunky rose
Yet so pretty
And I hope to be near you
So soon
If I could trade every dream
About every other
I would
I would because you’re all
And none
Placing my thoughts
At your feet
Like petals
Before a queen
I confess my truth
Before my heart
I confess my sins
I write both beast
And beauty
And you fulfill
Both of me

devereaux frazier

devereaux frazier

Curator of his own poetry blog - marylandpoetblog on wordpress, Devereaux is also a regular contributor to Blood Into Ink, sharing his stories about survival and overcoming adversity. He’s also a Guest Barista for Go Dog Go Cafe, a collective of writers in the online community.
His work is regularly featured on SpillWords.com, where he was nominated for the May Publication of the Month in 2017. You can also find him on Literary Arts Review and Teen Ink, the latter of which published him in their monthly magazine in 2016.
When he’s not working as an Active Seller at IKEA Baltimore, Devereaux can be found reading or interacting with readers on his various platforms, mainly WordPress and Instagram. Reaching new readers and connecting with poets and writers across the web is one of the reasons why he writes. There’s no use in writing if it can’t be shared to uplift and inspire.
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