Amber's Breath

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She offered him a peach

he looked at the stars instead

The winking of a thousand suns

Wrote verse inside his head.

She lifted a burning ember

As tribute to the dead

Her searching smile

Of knowing thoughts

She claimed with nothing said.


(He folded gently

the written memory

of her penned lips,

that in silence,

said more

than spoken breath.)



Words and photo Thomas Carroll


◄ Ember

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