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Beloved Sweater

Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa, 2016

I say goodbye to my beloved sweater

My skin

Outgrown and outworn

I shed


You who have carried me all these years

You who have made way for me to grow

You are me and I am you

And now you die

I am birthed anew

© 2024 Marieke de Koker

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