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30 Poems in 30 Days #15 – Unwelcome Guest

An empty knock On the hollow door Echos bounce In empty halls Unsettled dust Shifts restlessly Upon forgotten banisters Remembering hands That once trailed there Pale sunlight Greyed by age Drips Onto rotting floorboards Ages end New ones begin In this empty castle The door

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30 Poems in 30 Days #14 – Lost

It’s a queer wandering This journey I’m on Traveling entire universes While sitting behind a desk The shadows’ chase My constant fear I travel alone Though surrounded by others It doesn’t work Does it? Whatever you try It’s impossible to become it Entire cities crumble

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30 Poems in 30 Days #13 – Patience

A virtue Lauded By those who have never needed I sit in the shadows Of my on thoughts Fantasizing about doing what I cannot A virtue I do not possess Let the blood letting commence

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30 Poems in 30 Days #12 – Thunder

The roar of the angels As they fight their demons May they slay them The arrows fall Blinding strikes The Lord calls Herald victory of the Heavens Over the demon’s dominion The prophecy is done Yet the shadow O’er this world Remains

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30 Poems in 30 Days #11 – The Tide

Rolling in Surf drowning the helpless sand Sun drowning the helpless surf Waxing and waning It sheds forgotten souls Along the lovers’ path So much power Held so calmly

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30 Poems in 30 Days #10 – As I Bleed

As I bleed I am reminded I am human Flying into the sun Wax wings melting Where I came from To there I will return My mortality is certain Nothing can be done I am reminded Certainty of my invincibility Fades into a shallow pool

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30 Poems in 30 Days #9 – The Streets

They beckon with the tip tap Of footsteps falling from centuries gone Crumbs of their former glory Stick to the soles of newly bought shoes They make cowards of brave men And brave men of foolish hasty children And make dead of all the rest

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30 Poems in 30 Days #8 – Fear Not

Breath deep The music of our dance Will ring even when you sleep Fall into the trance Fear not the ecstasy Nor the shadows for pain To abandon now would be blasphemy Remember why you came Worry not about what you cannot control Let your

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30 Poems in 30 Days #6 – Wordless

        Sometimes nothing needs to be said It all comes out anyway in the end Sometimes a silent breath says it all The lump in your throat before the fall We stand staring into ourselves The real part hidden away on the