four monostichs by Rickey Rivers Jr

Hug

A hug so tight, could crush, but doesn’t.

 

 

Hurt

What has hurt you will never die.

 

 

All

All of us are hurting.

 

 

She

She, holding me, like another, but lovingly.

 


Bio:

Rickey Rivers Jr was born and raised in Alabama. He is a writer and cancer survivor. His poetry has appeared in Former Cactus, the Ginger Collect, Vamp Cat Magazine, and is forthcoming in Mojave Heart Review, Royal Rose Magazine and a Twist in Time Magazine (among other publications).

Twitter: twitter.com/storiesyoumight

Website: https://storiesyoumightlike.wordpress.com/


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