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broken glass

broken glass while changing a light bulbI dropped the old one on the floorwhich is tiled who knew so little glasscould cover so much ground I swept up of coursecarefully and methodicallyuntil I had every last pieceor so I thought … Continue reading

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le vent

le vent the wind dances downthe valley of the Rhoneand kisses the Golfe du Lionbefore turning eastwardand following the coastto Medville she comes in many formsgentle soothing caressingher lightness of touchbringing welcome relief from summer heatorshe arrives suddenly in angerstripping … Continue reading

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destiny

destiny moonbeams enchanted by the wavesevade the midnight skythe sea restless yet unperturbedblows gentle kisses to the shore Orion pauses not in his pursuittill morning shadows hide his preythen he must wait for worlds to turnto fulfil his destiny and … Continue reading

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in my dream

in my dream in my dreamI walkwith the sun warm on my backalong a deserted soft pebble beachwhere the Mediterraneancaresses the small stonesto the music of my soul when I awakethe snow is gustingin the bitter north-easterlyI find the kettlefor … Continue reading

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where Rabbie walked

where Rabbie walked I want to walk where Rabbie walkedalong sweet Afton’s braesand dream the dreams that Mary dreamtwhen on its grassy banks she lay I want to go where Tam o’ Shanter wentwhen from Auld Ayr he rodepast Alloway’s … Continue reading

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solitude

solitude there are those who doand those who don’tand those who dance together and those who laughand those who lieand those who love another I stand apartwhen I do or don’tand I never dance at all I laugh atnot withI … Continue reading

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I remember

Artwork by Phil Burns I remember I remember your lipsfull and warmalways ready to curl into a smileand eager to move into a kiss I remember your eyesdark and deep and shininglike the night sky filled with lights from other … Continue reading

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the colour of the universe

the colour of the universe when you think about itthe colour of the universeis obvious it must be a complex mixof many things:courage and cowardicekindness and crueltypride and humilitycertainty and indecisionharmony and conflictintelligence and stupidityand some more stupidity add a … Continue reading

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remember

remember do you know what I remember bestshe asks me with her famous smileI feel it radiating through the phonewith her words that so beguile it is hard for me to say I laughI have so many manly charmsbut I … Continue reading

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thoughts and fears

thoughts and fears between the dreams and memoriesbetween the thoughts and fearsI hear the music of your loveas it whispers in my ears the dog slumbers in the sunshinebeneath the dying pepper treeas you once slept in my embracebefore you … Continue reading

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