My Kryptonite

My kryptonite is noise
For then I shall not write
Until the world becomes quiet and still
Then I shall write the story
Of my life.

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But when the sea hushes the shore
With foaming edge, another score,
Above the earthen howling voice,
A common wave devoid of choice.

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Work ethic

Work drains
pounds of flesh
from broken bodies.
Blood, sweat and tears
leak from pores
of shrivelled skin.

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Each wave is stirred by earthen wind
Against the distant shore,
Then flattened on the pearly grains,
As those that came before.

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he lays her head
down so softly
not wanting to wake
the sleeping baby;
he steals a kiss
and her lips curled
he knows she’s most
fragile in the world

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Dandelion florets
Release with a wisp of breath
Without footprints

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