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Evening Light

August 21, 2022
                      paints long stripes across a lawn
                      glistening with recent rain

                           fills a cherry tree with flame
                           gathers and glows in a glass
                           engraved with two names.

                                One has taken flight
                                and one remains.

From my most recent small edition, Shining Sister. Lettering by John Rowlands-Pritchard. Poem first published in the anthology “Light”, from Black Light Engine Room, 2020.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Beau Beausoleil permalink
    August 21, 2022 11:21 pm

    Lovely, holding a gradual melancholy.

  2. August 22, 2022 11:59 am

    Beautiful Ama, I love this 🙂 x

  3. August 22, 2022 4:24 pm

    beautiful and poignant

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