NO SHADOW

SARAH NICHOLS

 
 

I let her go. As
if I had
exposed
 
some film
to sun.
 
I see us,
inseparable.
 
But we get scared.
 
I find myself
again,
 
an unidentified woman.
 
You will scarcely remember.
 
 

Sources: Title: Sylvia Plath, a phrase from “Three Women.” Sylvia Plath, “Elm,” “The Babysitters,” and “Three Women.” C.D. Wright, “Girl Friend Poem #3,” “Spring Street Girl Friend (#8),” “Girl Friend Poem #10,” and “Girl Friend Poem #6.”

 

 
 

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