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Summer Sea Memory

Flickering like old movies On wartime movie screens Summer sea memory Greets me In a waking dream Part beautiful and part dread It’s nothing like it seems Summer sea memory Haunts me In a waking dream Pinned like butterflies shivering … Continue reading

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Razor’s Edge

I’m on the razor’s edge Of impossibilities On every road to choose A hungry devil waits Caught in the cold Implacable hands of fate From this trajectory I can’t deviate I’m barely breathing When the road before Is too straight … Continue reading

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Devil’s Knot

Caught in a devil’s knot Betwixt and here between Something essential that I yet forgot Something I had seen Trapped in the devil’s knot Innocence fled me that night Thus I have found the cursed spot Nothing I saw was … Continue reading

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Web

These tears I’ve shed Are trapped within your spider’s web Like silver sparkling in light What hurts the most Can most delight This trap you laid Seemed too beguiling, unafraid I swept within your cold embrace The sweetest fruit Has … Continue reading

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Charon

I cannot cross here to the shore I’ve lingered thus so long before In dreams in nightmares and in life I’ve felt the whip, the lash, the knife I know these waters run aground I know the promise they surround … Continue reading

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