Tony M Walton

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Coloring Inside The Lines

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
Coco Chanel

Childrens's crayons, a clustered
little desks in tidy rows,
conforming to the lines.
Lines drawn for them
by others - don't they know?

'He followed orders to a Tee, '
is no Epitaph for me.
The jacket of convention-
avoiding this fate is quite
the art.
You of dewy bloom! Of aesthetics! Of

Silence the mourners,
muffle the bagpipes,
push back the coffin out for sail,
inhale back that sigh!
Blast through the ...

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Dear Lady

I brought you everywhere
heart racing beauty and
your razor wit, ravaging you in
dark places seen only by mirrors

Now we go nowhere
goldfish in an unquenchable bowl
looking at the spinning clock

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