Cynthia G. Mason

Claim

04:13

Lyrics

claim you left that apartment cursing and crazed we swept and we packed up souvenirs from the children you raised it was the passage that you wouldn’t claim we weren’t observant but you mistook it for shame all of the sifting and the sorting each clipping you saved it was unnerving but it was just the thing that we craved a glimpse of what you might have thought fleshing out the glimpse that you gave we welcomed the labor with a sterile embrace we felt like intruders laying claim to the things in your place all of the sifting and the sorting each photo you saved were we deserving and was it just the thing that you craved a glimpse of what the camera caught fleshing out the glimpse that we gave