Conjuring

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I am haunted 

by a ghost who once turned a

dove into a dragon

 

Three times in the night,

I have spoken your name aloud,

asking you to come to me 

in any small way 

Three times you have answered 

unknowingly 

 

Each time

I shake my head,

disbelieving

But there you were,

12 hours behind me

 

Somehow I have this power 

over you

You, who are innocent 

caught up unaware

 

What an extraordinary cosmic joke

 

 Because I mean nothing 

to you

Nor will this poem

Or the soft, gentle calling of my soul

 

 

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allets's picture

I Liked The Implications Of Sorcery

Practiced against an innocent - nice directions in here, a summoning answered. Ouch! - slc


 

 

Incompl's picture

Bitter in the best way. Loved

Bitter in the best way. Loved it. 


Let your teeth show

Stephen's picture

Conjuring

You have the wonderful ability to create substance from nothing.   ---   Stephen

life_used_to_be_lifelike's picture

Thank you Stephen. You’re

Thank you Stephen. You’re always so kind. 


"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.