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Letter From The Lake

Dear friend
a sigh is leaving me
I can concentrate now, finally
a statue standing on the jetty
the lake’s slow wash below the boards
hypnotising me

I feel freer now than ever
more than I did back there
I don’t know how you toil on
those boiling days below the city
tinned-life crammed searching for air

You wrote of the love you found
that you always dreamed was waiting
head cocked ...

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Until Then, I’ll Be Waiting For You

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Yesterday is in the past
Tomorrow is closing in
But today is here
As we make plans for your last day.

We play at your favorite playground
Away from the busy city lights
And talk about all the fun times we had together
That are now precious memories inside my head.

As the moon slowly awakes from its slumber
I know today is coming to the end
But you grab my hand and say to me,
"Inside the...

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These Are Very Fine Memories

There’s a story I wanted to tell
I started it long ago
clutching pen in aching hand
the ink overlapping with the lines
I never really knew what I was doing
will you listen if I take some time to unfold
There are ribbons so long and tangled
some caught up in the gears of your story too
we rode so closely through the long grass
The rain sheeting down around us
small trees in the distance g...

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