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What is it I see?



what is it I see?

In this place down below

Where rich tides of life 

ebb, and then flow


Where beauty & horror 

Rub shoulders like friends 

And the dominant species 

Both destroy, and defend


What is it I see?

When the colours of dawn

Turn, too soon, to darkness 

In a gathering storm


Not made from the seasons

But the breath of i...

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In the world of her

On the threshold she stood,

Of the house where her life smiled.

Waving wildly her small arms at him,

Of whom she was the only child.


Inside sat the lady of the house,

Silencing her sobs and drinking up her tears.

Careful not to let the the happy bird know,

Chasing her was the worst of her fears.


All laiden with arms covered under his coat,

To not let the little...

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There's silver and air beneath my feet

Seagulls cry out as sailfish swim


Coarse white hair covers the man’s jaw

He pulls bait from his hat’s rim


The small girl holds a smaller pole

Her voice as happy as a bird


Her fiery-orange hat

Shades her rainbow tie-dye shirt


Shells spread on white sand and twigs

Hungover from the night before 


The ug...

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