Entry - MAG Poetry Prize 2011

Unload on Me

by Carolyn Gara

I am a tissue.
Hold me close,
breathe me in.

Linger with me
in sweet embrace
of anticipation.

Close your eyes.
Don't hold back,
Throw it all at me.

I welcome your burden
with open arms and
make it my own,

still holding it close
as you throw me away...

Added: 30.04.2011