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Down to a tea

Down to a tea

– Poetry by Tristan Marajh –

To my exes and estranged,

yet to budge from a grudge

to those who are absent

to those who resent,

to those who are distant with distaste:

I would like to invite you to tea

forty years from now

when we are old,

wrinkled and wringed out by the world

by those things that separated us:

money, lust, power,

status, ambition, a lover.

Let us sit down to tea

and put it all behind us

because forty years later,

it is all behind us.

Simply:

sit, sip, start again

from when our moments were simple and sweet,

like the people we chose to become.


About the Author – Tristan Marajh

Tristan Marajh’s poetry and fiction appear and are upcoming in Firewords Magazine, Blank Spaces Magazine, The Ekphrastic Review, The Miramichi Reader, DoveTales: A Writing for Peace Literary Journal of the Arts and others. His story The other woman was a Winner in The William Faulkner Literary Competition (2020); his thriller tale Dr. Levenström, I presume? is a Winner in The Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition (2021).


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