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An old, far away man

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An old, far away man

He cocoons my cocoon
Warmer than friendship
Softer than love

All cloud hands and lay lines
Tracing his smile
If I were closer I would burrow 
Into his arms
Inhaling the dusty stars buried in his fleece

Until he's strung like beans
And lost to forever.

Copyright © Gracie Bawden

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  1. Date: 9/1/2011 2:39:00 PM
    wonderful..i love the "inhaling the dusty stars" line..TAH

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 3:42:00 PM
    Great job Gracie

  1. Date: 7/21/2011 8:14:00 AM
    Wow! I love this poem. Good job!