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Angel

Angel here attend me I am dying Though my wounds and scars invisible Are not counted in the fallen Just a slow inexorable procession To a dusty end Angel please release me I am broken Though the world around believes … Continue reading

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Lady Macbeth

This year Lady Macbeth Is less repentant Cries on cue and wails Claws the walls Draws tempests down and gails Before the ad break yet curtails Her scripted misery The lady makes such good tv The executives are truly thrilled … Continue reading

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The Fishermen Have Gone – Writing Prompt #167

The fishermen have gone The seas bereft of life A strange deceptive tranquility covers everything We are but ghosts Wandering through darkened streets Not a sound from stamping feet Chained to this memory of life When even the essence is … Continue reading

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Alone

I have been alone so long Visiting those parks where as children we so freely played As evening comes the moon is no comfort and none of these creeping fears may be allayed I’ve even fallen at the chairs where … Continue reading

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Four: Sloth

I cannot study anymore I know the games I know the score I feel that I Must sleep instead To drink the potions Of the dead The pomegranate seeds are nice A perfect flavour For our device Down within The … Continue reading

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Your Place

This is your place This darkness suits you As you wear the cloak Of invisibility Your tortured dreams Have harmony within These ancient walls And if I ever came to call You’d draw me in And draw me down Into … Continue reading

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Assassin

Lone citadel You were the assassin Of my heart Your weaponry Ancient swords Cutting too deep You wait so long In perfect stillness For the kill My heart breaks And dies without The slightest touch My ghost watches As you … Continue reading

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Dream

The dream came again This galactic tsunami Crashing upon my shore I tossed in my fear Sweating inside this World cataclysm Going ungently before No more the horsemen Pale death a rider Pointing to something unseen Tidal wave coming Nothing … Continue reading

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Life passage

Glimpses of our mortality come too often these days Aching joints and muscles betray the youth we still feel sheltered here inside It is sobering this knowledge of the inevitability of decay All these little ambitions at our feet amount … Continue reading

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Storm clouds

Storm clouds overhead promise rain in tempest Food for a parched ground Death to new life bursting forth Moments too soon The nourisher and the ghoul Raging wind and electricity Surging through roiling mist Covering an aching sky Watching from … Continue reading

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