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wedding blues

wedding blues

A Poem by highonwords


we come before the bells,the perfect flower disarrayon the carpet and the glassand stones of chandeliershurt our eyes that seeus, fools for eternityth..
eight years

eight years

A Poem by highonwords


i can't remember this,since you left and tookall the wind and flowersupon the grass laid low,a stretch of emptinessthat peaks on a mountaina breath sh..
Polaris

Polaris

A Poem by highonwords


i slip over the lines of a horizon too bleak to draw a breath from,too mute to speak with my heart that leans over the ledge of trees,colorless i suff..
too real, too old

too real, too old

A Poem by highonwords


my eyes are my own sky,as the trees of Octobercloud into black anonymity,these clumps of memories,etched with a pagan's fingeracross the face of the m..
nothing that has become

nothing that has become

A Poem by highonwords


there blooms in my mind,over the deep-lined horizona metastatic purple frame of your face, you're all i see, and i'm blindto all the bright pain and s..
forty years of goodbye

forty years of goodbye

A Poem by highonwords


the way of the worldcatches like a breath of forty years down my throat when i first saw the rain,mid-fall from the sky,blistering your presenceon my ..
ochre

ochre

A Poem by highonwords


there is a sharpnessthe cold takes in the morningas you weave out of bed to our spaceby the corner sunlight falls on,right where the wind is asleep,an..
when eve created adam

when eve created adam

A Poem by highonwords


this is where i leave you,to your dreams of seas and castles,suspended like an eternal veilof morning violet-scented,inevitably mortal as a needle-pri..
night and the howlers

night and the howlers

A Poem by highonwords


is it only about the moon,the stars in other worlds,another shade of blue for your eyes,and brown for her you always dream abouti am on the other side..
flowers and stones

flowers and stones

A Poem by highonwords


you gather your baskets,amidst the heavy-eared corn,that pierce my eyes with new hope, as smallas your faith that fadesto raindrops and returnsslowly ..