Written for: Poets United – Kintsugi: Art of Mending (golden repair)
“And they can’t understand, what hurts more — Missing the other person or pretending not to.” — Khadija Rupa, Unexpressed Feelings
Kintsugi (golden joinery), also known as Kintsukuroi (golden repair) is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum to highlight imperfections.(Wikipedia)
This disintegrating world, Nature, life, belief-system, trust, promises, relationship etc. etc. could be mended too. And the scars will become precious.
said it will
an issue again.
But then, this is not the first time
he has given her his promise of fidelity.
Her heart has hardened, her eyes are blind, her ears, deaf to futile pleas.
She no longer cares.
He is happy, thinking their relationship has mended seamlessly. Only she sees invisible stitches. Tunnel vision mends fences.