Wes Thompson

Rookie (Columbus, Ohio)

Midnight Oil, Turkish Tobacco, And Jasmine Incense - Poem by Wes Thompson

it's sorry days not worth reliving
that keep the stars so unforgiving
on nights that seem to melt into
forgotten breaths which form the dew
upon flowers who know not of scent
nor of mans sin which they repent


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  • (7/18/2007 11:04:00 PM)


    Wes, this is a masterly piece of writing. The title is brilliant, the verse's execution right on the money. Congratulations, Ivan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011


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