Keep the lid closed

Kristen Hoaglin

Tears stain my shirt
Memories are
too hard to bear
I opened the lid on the trunk
thinking to clean it out
Now it’s open
I can’t close it
the hinges are frozen
These memories need to go back
back in their spot

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