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Dunkirk

Time stretches taut as a drumskin, each passing syllable a vibrating membrane with the, longed for hoped for prayed for.. Time stretches beyond the horizon each immeasurable step further from the vanishing point of the, longed for hoped for prayed … Continue reading

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Notes on a Meditation

On a bench in a park in a distant corner of a city a solitary figure sits lost in a labyrinth of memories; Thoughts traverse the long distances between the days each one in turn a palimpsest of the one … Continue reading

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Disturbed

When you know that there is someone there, in the half-light of evening behind the curtain staring, staring at life as it ebbs and flows outside, outside; Your time is fading as they stare, only time will tell who is … Continue reading

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Notes on the Dreams of Dust

  We gaze upon ourselves   as we die each day   the slow death of days,   the long days   of circumspection   unspoken remorse;   cryptic clues   to understanding   the vastness of   the futility … Continue reading

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The Library at Alexandria

What words were they that were lost amid intolerance’s rage? Whose verses,knowledge,wisdom were swept into oblivion by the fires’ wrath? A pyre stacked with a million scrolls the deeds and glories of Ages past gone into the long forgetting; and … Continue reading

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Oblivion

Whose memories are they that we have yet to remember? Moments in dreams badly dreamt trundle past like tumbrils echoing their way across the cobblestones of a deserted city, where a conflagration has extinguished its own brightest flames; what can … Continue reading

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Badlands Breeze

Badlands breeze blows hard, blows mean spitting time back in our faces burying our dreams all over again beneath oceans of dirt; We waited for better days that came and went while we were barely awake, ghosts of a hundred … Continue reading

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