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The Broken Home

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Crossing the street,
I saw the parents and the child
At their window, gleaming like fruit
With evening’s mild gold leaf.

In a room on the floor below,
Sunless, cooler—a brimming
Saucer of wax, marbly and dim—
I have lit what’s left of my life.

I have thrown out yesterday’s milk
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* Sunprincess * 27 May 2014

..............this was an interesting stanza....great write ~ And of a blackness found, if ever now, in old Engravings where the acid bit. I must have needed to touch it Or the whiteness—was she dead? Her eyes flew open, startled strange and cold. The dog slumped to the floor. She reached for me. I fled. ~

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