Evensong

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I open my mouth wide to

the black night 

maybe stars will race in,

   fill my gaps 

 

 insects collect

sing their evensong

and God help me,

I wanna break so bad

   

 collapse into 700 pieces 

 

like leaves on the Earthen floor

i havent yet swept 

 

 

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Beautifully Voiced

Wishing to be like leaves unswept - great images to fall into and float - allets -

 


 

 

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Thank you lady A!

Thank you lady A!


"It is a terrible thing to be so open. It is as if my heart put on a face and walked into the world" -- Sylvia Plath.

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They may be "shorties", but

They may be "shorties", but certainly not lacking in artistry. The first stanza is awesome!

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a sad feeling,life void of

a sad feeling,life void of love or feelings

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More brilliant bittersweet

More brilliant bittersweet poetry from the pleasantly furious a master in the art of breaking hugss 


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

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Thank you SSmoothie :) been

Thank you SSmoothie :) been awhile my friend. Hope you are well. ? 


"It is a terrible thing to be so open. It is as if my heart put on a face and walked into the world" -- Sylvia Plath.