Autumn 2013

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Autumn

Lying down to sleep

Yawning seductively

Harvest complete

 

Tucking

Her gilt straw blanket

Oh so snuggly

Around mossy feet

 

Plumping

Vast Earth pillows against

Leaf loosening winds

Winter’s heartbeat.

 

Wrapping

Her loving mother arms

Around  belly burgeoning

With Spring’s birth seeds.

Posted in 2013

Silently I creep July 20 2013

Drawing:  Anthony Gormley

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Silently I creep

down the crowded corridors of my mind,

tentatively

toying with the doorknobs of rooms

containing suppressed memories.

I hear them

like an overbooked hotel,

whispering

eager to crowd the hallways

in hopes of recognition and validation.

Restlessly I slumber

unwilling to commit, I strain to decipher

reluctant to open a door

recalling malaise,

despair or buried pain

The alarm sounds

silently I face the clock,

 the murmurs fade, and

 I throw back the covers,

 relieved that choice is gone.