Ilham Ahmed


Denouement


The scream
of faces
mouths forth
to surrender under the insightful outline
of a brute sky.

In the still of light
almost deliverance is the stance
of a fallen monk
of exquisite melancholy
of everything.

The eye
of last looks
has risen from that bleak
of only-words;
how brooding is a road to the awe?

This is the hour
of betrayal
of a poet
pierced with escape and the aftertaste
of Tierna Tierna Tierna truth.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, December 07, 2011

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