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Restless
Crowded room, melee of conversation
Fervent communication increasing with the minutes
Excitement, energy bouncing between strangers grouped within
Shifting bodies occupy uncomfortable seats
And then, a single call for silence
All activity ceased.

Check engine

Incessant yellow blinks at me now Dash board warning of impending danger No time to waste in checking Ominous future may ensue in wait Stop. Look. Repair the increasing damage. Life can depend on today’s action.

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day, break

In front of her, the horizon Painted blue for the night Now brushed with first purple Then pink, orange, yellow The sun’s artistry magnificently marking its sky canvas Clouds appeared, white wisps in intensifying color. She was oblivious to the creation appearing before her, Focusing instead on her bare feet Pressed into the dispersing sand […]

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Awake end

In my dream there was only us two You and I No worries No stress Nothing but plush white bedding and soft luxurious pillows We lay together Hands, legs intertwined Silent but for the deep breathing of contentment The future but a promise of sunshine The past already distant on the horizon When I wake, […]

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livestock

‘As well for the coowe as for the bull’ – John Heywood Bull out to pasture, collecting fill Calves frolic lightly, suckling at will Cow stands at ready, awaiting desire Long hours repass motherhood thus transpires He surveys his claim, proudly content But little further exertions are expend’ She looks to the horizon forlornly When […]

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Toppled Over [ A "Reverse" Poem ]

I look at him Fallen Landed below me Cold concrete buckled beneath He is injured Disfigured Body mangled by impact Face distorted from recognition Not the man I knew any longer; Or maybe I knew all along Pretended he was different And the dying being I see is not him, but childhood faith Copyright 2014, […]

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