Absentmindedness

ABSENTMINDEDNESS

She puts her gold necklace
or her earrings
on the shelf.

But she’s a secret place
where she hides things
from herself.

Like bottles of red wine
or chocolate
or good cheese.

Then when it’s the right time
she’ll fetch them out
just to please.

It is strange, to be sure,
is why it is
possible

she can remember where
are her glasses
not at all

but will never forget
just where her treat
is hiding.

It is well hidden yet
it won’t defeat
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