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fortitude

fortitude

disguised in the heart
a thick bitter reminder
of death’s companion

stalking the pleasures
this old soul takes solace in
during the music

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study

study

I master myself
and speak slow while repeating
stories others love

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wife

wife

my hand cannot write
when faced with your dark whispers
only touch your skin

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at night

at night

I read aloud verses
slowly
to hear the dark voices
building
in the resting shadows

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discussed/disgust

discussed
the weather again
innocent of inner life
raging in us both

disgust
raging in us both
hidden sweetly and talk of
the weather again

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music

music

welcomes the dying
returning now to the earth
it all sounds like time

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within

within

the world grows smaller
with each interior view
centering on love

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voice

voice

you pick the flowers
from the garden of my heart
proud of your singing

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birdsong

birdsong

you take it away
quick as winter approaches
starve the earth till spring

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together

sometimes we remember the dreams
in the life we rely on for bread and wine
then strive to recall which breath taken
contained the true call for sustenance

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