Tender Feelings

Tender feelings
built of glass;
Innocent heart
raised with class.
Exposed to Internet
rogues and trolls,
glass shatters
and hardens souls.

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Tom Collins

Tom Collins..
sitting with me
on a porch step..
sipping twilight
from a tall glass…

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Heavy metal
Throwing stuff through glass walls
Until tired neighbors call it
A night

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climbing into the rowboat
he removes the slipknot
and on a lake of glass
I watch the ripples
the oars make

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My glass sits
empty, but light still
touches it.
As time slides
underneath ourselves.
How dare we wish
this moment
ring eternal.

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Vase Salesman

salesman puts vase on glass.
It leaves marks!,
a curvilinear scar.
behind, the window gleams
of curly patterns and shed hair.

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