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THE COLOUR OF THOUGHT

Black is an absence of colour

defining an absence of thought,

so let's fall in love with colours instead,

dark sombre chocolate

and variations of dusky ivory,

forget what's in your head.

Can we dismiss green as one tone,

stand at dawn and be cheated of the light?

 

Should we be judged blinded of love,

allow fear to drive us to extremes

and into the arms of darkness...

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THE GLOBE

The globe

suspended in its cradle

thrusting forward its most prominent aspects

swept into view

with a dark side concealed

and in aquamarine

a place I knew so well,

for it was here I stood

 

as, like a skydiver, arms outstretched

my curiosity aroused, considered

how without a moving pulse

heart still, not beating with tides

winds, joy

silent as death how sa...

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