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Scavenging for Time

These days I find I’m scavenging for time lost, time gone And all the children running by don’t realise how soon it passes In such a rush I see them pace not even realising this time, this space Is nothing … 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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Arising

In tremulous moments Between sleep and wakefulness A voice shudders deep Within my wondering ears This is the year This is the year How long awaited This embrace of serpent form Wings battering cheeks Soft, gentle and warm So sublime … Continue reading

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Dusty Path

All roads lead to that dusty path Sleeping deep below Or fed as ashes to the bitter wind Swept up or buried All the little dreams Dissolve in the cruel Implacability of time The earth heaves its weary skin Revolutions … Continue reading

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Weep

Do not weep Behind your veil Do not weep There’ll be time For such travail Once you sleep Life is bleak You once said Now you know We have bent And we’ve bled As we go Do not weep Behind … Continue reading

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Water

You came to the water To look deep within The endless dark water To seek and to swim You dove in the rapids To ferry you forth In thrall to the tidelines Of limitless worth You came to the water … Continue reading

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Future Minds

These youths that deride Our older remedies Are the future minds That one day yet will take Upon themselves The shackles of the age And as they age they’ll know They’re only future minds For but the briefest time Once … Continue reading

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Serenity

The traffic hum breaks the serenity Early morning, darkness bleaching From the cool and dappled sky Even now the hurried lives go by The hurried lives go by The moon’s still weeping up above us But the dawn is on … Continue reading

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Long Gone

Across the canal we ran I loved you then So young and so pure I true believed We would perfect endure My heart burst open Walking hand in hand Certain you were mine And that this beauty Would not fall … Continue reading

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This Time for Prompt 64 Ya’aburnee

This time night falls just as a shroud and all the stars here gathered hide behind a cloud burning endlessly You bury me this time This time you hear my brittle voice The illness has its way We have such … Continue reading

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