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Perfect

So perfect our home The white so bright The sterile sense Of everything untouched By day or night Reflecting us When did we turn Into the ghosts That roam these perfect rooms? When did we better treat The fabric of … Continue reading

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I Yearn

I yearn for something I cannot name I sometimes see it out of the corner of my eye Or dancing in the fire’s flame An ethereal understanding Or a test or ritual that if I pass through I’ll never be … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of Time

She was acquainted with the loneliness of time And though she did not speak of it, nor Dare to sing its saddest songs She knew it all along And on the seashore, at the pier She can hear the seagulls … Continue reading

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This Is Me

This is me Standing silent in the dark Wondering if you’ll see Wondering if in a moment You may turn and speak with me Wondering if you know I’m here Or if you even care Wondering if you’ll speak soft … 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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On My Own

I live alone I’m on my own A sentinel To all I’ve known You cannot reach And cannot teach I’m flotsam lost Upon a beach A citadel Or none at all My kingdom rises Slowly falls I live alone I’m … Continue reading

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I Am Alien

I am alien My world is lost I dream of velvet skies And waterless oceans Far away I am alien Your words are cruel There is no welcoming In your sweet smile You turn away I am alien A thing … Continue reading

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Not You

The doorbell rang My heart it sang But it wasn’t you The telephone call Was a rise, then fall It wasn’t you The letter I read Was another’s instead And not from you And the email received Gave me no … Continue reading

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The Busy Signal

Half past ten Dark morning Lingering over coffee My hand strays Silently prays Again and again In barely hidden Bleak despair For once again Again it’s there The busy signal I said I’d call You said you’d be Waiting by … Continue reading

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Prompt 6 – Personification – The Forgotten Teddy Bear

Once I sat Content, on your lap Beaming up through my Beaded eyes Flowing love to you My precious child I enjoyed so Our childhood games The stories and the clothes You adorned me with The friends amongst us All … Continue reading

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