Coming Out

I live in my mind

all day by myself

rarely coming out

to see if the world

is still there

and how my

neighbor is doing

not all that willing

to brave the cold

as I, displaced into

4 walls,

I find comforting

a release from myself

to face and deal with

all day long.


The ghost forest at an extreme minus tide with sunrise and fog.  Neskowin, Oregon.

Photography © Dennis Frates Photography

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