White space

Those in-between moments
when the harsh, austere world
us — like ink on newspaper
an otherwise bare home where time
isn’t written — may momentarily

me but my eyes will always find the white space,
unspoiled no matter what happens,
and my attention will always find its heart
with you,
the foundation my story grows upon —
a home in a hostile world,
no longer quite as lonesome.

© 2021 | Phillip Knight Scott


  • Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt #225 – “newspaper
  • Fandango’s One Word Challenge: “austere

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now! https://amzn.to/3oVCG77

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