String Theory

Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch

This is the closest you can get to flight:
tugging the heartstrings of a kite
whose loops and dives remind you
of your son’s handwriting, his quest
for heights. How long is the piece of string
that tethers us to this moment, you’d think.
Kissing the shuttle your mother would
suck the thread thro…


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