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1.
War Torn
Some remnant living in muscle memory
is pressed, dressed and polished each time
he marches, slowly now and with tired bones,
to the Legion for his Friday bingo.
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2.
Terminal Leave. France 1917
I spent last night in my valley.
Green and peaceful, it is.
Slow wagons of unburdened past
creak slow down berry-bright lanes.
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3.
After The Deluge
There's a blue harmony to Summer rain,
Its subtle rhythm suits the mood I'm in,
A pulsing tempo, a liquid refrain
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4.
A Few Degrees Of Heat
A slope of rising road
gains on the pair of us -
forcing silence.
Dusty birds and drunken bees
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5.
For The Children
Along about now
old Day pulls the covers up
and whispers night-night.
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6.
Boneyards
We take slow trains to London moving clack-
clack past back door and yards sculpted in junk
with treasure troves of things they thought they loved;
sheds and beds and secret hiding places,
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7.
Little Star
A zillion miles of night
caress the little star.
One amongst countless
it shines, knowing only itself,
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8.
Therapy
Visiting you, weeks into your illness,
I almost passed your bed
so unlike yourself you had become.
You saw me, but propriety
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9.
Blue Notes
Bar-room murmurs a dripping beat,
loud with sounding brass
and heavy metal thunder.
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10.
Quiddity
Out of what has gone before
We hang by threads of destiny;
Too late to change or to restore?
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