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Aeronius D. McCoy

Rookie - 161 Points (December of '83, Year of the Swatch™ / aboard the flying gunship Reagan)

Wildfire the Ephemeral


I watched
Sage burn in approach
To dream city

Tied my shoes
Tighter to flee
That which floated
With death

And found all your
Merry chords
Lying abandoned
How far they
Stretched

Sounding familiar
And foreign
In last gasp of
Echo

Animals had long ago left
This soon to be
Wasteland, now in Flux's

Ravaging grasp
Smoke sending no signal

But a hope

To my turned away eyes

Submitted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Edited: Thursday, January 16, 2014
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