I tied a knot
in Tuesday
to remind me
of its beauty

I tied a knot
in five years ago
to help me
not to go back

I tied a knot
in our time
to capture
each moment
before it slipped

through the sieve.



About the Poet:
Nate Maye is a rising poet from Texas. His writing has been featured on Poetry Pasta and Ancient Heart Magazine.


Photo by Sophia Nicholas.


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