A piece of the sky
Is missing
The ceiling has
A crack
The sun escaped
Out through it
The darkness
Creeping in

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Translating the woods in my head
With words made of darkness —
— The world is not for everyone
But it is an oyster for those who are dead

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Out a window a sunrise forces
the old night into new day
try with tightly closed eyelids
minutes more darkness
before conceding

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