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New Poem – To Be Seen

To Be Seen Drying tear streaks Evaporating into Drifting sunlight Burning scars Awakening old anxieties Long forgotten Unhidden For the first time In far too long The stinging touch Of gentle fingertips Electric on her skin All the horrors Imagined and real Thirsty for life

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30 Poems in 30 Days #30 – It Is Finished

The dust settles Not falling from its perch In the heavy air Twilight wanes Giving way To a haunting night The trumpet’s echo Rings across Scorched lands The final shadow Falls like a curtain Over an ungrateful world The ages tremble History weeps The ground

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30 Poems in 30 Days #28 and #29 – Almost There

The Horizon Darkness settles The night extends its cold tendrils On the shadowed horizon Light springs Each day’s new beckoning On the lighted horizon All things begin All things end Upon that infinite horizon Pulsing Thump thump Goes the throb Neverending Forgetting to stop Thump

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30 Poems in 30 Days #23, 24, 25, 26, 27 – Catching Up

Tired You know that feeling? Of chains? Shackles of cold steels Around your ankles, wrists Knowing that you put them there That you welcomed their embrace Is the greatest tragedy Losing Grip Reality is fickle The air wavers With slightest heat Temptations rising Into the

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30 Poems in 30 Days #22 – The End

It is finished No more words Echoing silence In these dark hallways We return once more From whence we came To where it began The embers’ glow wanes

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30 Poems in 30 Days #21 – I Don’t Understand

I try my best Really I do But sometimes I can’t fix it all I can’t prevent all the falls I perceive more than you know Assess every moment more than you are able to Each breath slows To a painful pace But it is

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30 Poems in 30 Days #20 – Deafening

Can you hear it? Of course you can’t If you could bare it You still wouldn’t It’s so painful Beyond imagination Endless Calling hungry ghosts from the darkness It sounds when you least desire it Silences when you most want it It is beyond you

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30 Poems in 30 Days #18 and #19 – Shadow and Light

Shadow Winter’s swell Blocks out the sun Ashes surrender themselves To the world below Burying memories To be unearthed Recast In the finder’s image Light Spring’s whispers Breath life Into forgotten empires Hearts and minds Soar free From the shackles Of knowledge

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30 Poems in 30 Days #17 – Wild

It is the power of flesh The seduction Of its form That draws your breath Whispers of blond Flutter in the shallow breeze Hazel lakes Glitter in the warm sunlight You sink into the moment Are lost In the wild

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30 Poems in 30 Days #16 – Numbers

Numb They are counted off Singular One at a time Identities lost To the most basic algebra Their skin blends Hair falls to the ground Eyes close Shadows fade We count the dead Writing them into the ledger of history