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A dream itself is but a shadow

In the grey cloudlight of a pre-dawn moon

something stayed my dream

a stray insistent noise heard through sleep

the uncertain call of the hunting owl:

I am knelt naked at the window -

beneath, the frosted grass glimmers in the pale creamglow

hazy through the early swirls of mist

but not a shade or waft disturbs the spectral scene

although my flesh seems chilled by some slig...

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Stockport WoL Collage Poem: Shades

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Shades of wooden nowheres lead to light

Have you got a light

I need light


Instead of six lagers for breakfast

I had a piece of toast


Blood, hope, words can bring peace


In transition a panting breath

birth, life, death - always struggle, always joy

and always always words


Overrated Morrissey sprawls 

on sun-splashed lawns

weaving goodbye lac...

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ShadesStockport collage poem

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