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Did You Fly?

And did you fly? I often wonder When I wonder why And yet I think I know Your reasons And your trajectory And what it meant To be set free So you could fly Resplendent in the sky The man … Continue reading

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Delicate

You are freshly born So delicate Beauteous imagery And so dear to me Like the breaking dawn How my heart is torn Can’t true placate Your sweet symmetry What the world will see What they’ll dream upon I am not … Continue reading

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Simplicity

The simplicity of moments A child’s laugh A pure blue sky The face of a friend The perfect butterfly The simplicity is all The simplicity of lifetimes Youthful innocence Tempestuous adolescence Stretching wings of adulthood Yielding now to aging’s essence … Continue reading

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Fertility

I tremble within my skin Awaiting the birth of time Fertility in the balance Is this the great decision To breed and build or just decline? Mortality here but chance I’m no mother in my soul My womb is barren … Continue reading

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One Child – for Right2Write Prompt 9 Stop Terrorism

The death of one child is the death of the world Sand arising as mother earth shakes off her despair and hungers for an artist’s vision there Reptile brain awakens flooding the system with fear and alarm The eye watching … Continue reading

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A Child Will Know

A child will see The lesser turned head The more distant eye The favour fall elsewhere A child will know In offhand remarks Those words left unspoken Indifferent silence A child will feel The ephemeral embrace That speaks not of … Continue reading

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Ghazal 3

These armies marched with red cross splashed on white Through death and darkness salvaging the light The artist eschews greys and dimmer shades To birth his newest canvas coloured bright The blind man touches truth with senses sharp A keener … Continue reading

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