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Dark Alleys

Down the dark alleys
the sad-heart men
around drum bonfires;
paper bagged bottles
& pasts hidden
in years of forgetting.

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Weebill

So fast
the tiny bird —
denying witness
to its flight.
Creating allusion
to an unseen breath.

(94 characters incl. spaces)

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Dandelion

“Which way to choose?”
asks dandelion,
“So many paths to cover.
I need the wind
to give me breath,
& fly off to my lover.”

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Days of Sun

In days of sun
& country roads
we crossed the miles
& let hours pass
always taking
time to dream
& breathing deep
the sweet green grass.

(136 characters incl. spaces)

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Breath of Wind

The wind breathes
into clouds on high
then sets a course
for oceans wide.
It blows breath
into sails of ships
on seas
where albatrosses bide.

(141 characters incl. spaces)

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Volcano

Rumble
from beneath aeons
of uneasy sleep
rises hot red
to volcano’s peak
& breathes out
Hell.

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Breathe sweet

Breathe sweet
the early hour of dawn
when the sun
comes creeping through
& wakens all
from long night sleep
with birdsong
& a world made new.

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