Category: Poetry

Ode to Calling for Silence

I am still.At this momentI am bathedIn my silenceSkilled in self Fear and doubt.Maybe our keys to Gain accessTo the powerOf these quiet bonesRolled out onThe carpetsOf all colorslead toentrywaysWhere sit Freedom’s keys:Sweet reliefFrom the prison Of thought.Wafts of hearing What’s taught us By the hand lockingThe diocese ofLife. Nobody ownsme like silence.I find at

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Adding up My Losses

Am I not afraid of my city, the way people once behaved as one might catch cancer if they came close to me? Stranger hours bring strangers in the darkness and the night closes down the city. In the darkness there’s a hiding place for everyone. In everyone there’s a place where darkness resides. We

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Deer in the Dusk of the River Fire

Infused, the light of dusk with rose colored skies, Particulates floating like petals while a funeral cries goodbye To ashes to ashes the world came down and the orange tipped night Fell upon us all. Wincing back tears unable to stop the burning The morning comes without a hint of blue, blurred lines between edges

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