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Another Night

 I dreamt your illusion
                    {In voyeuristic colours.}

Bedded down the rust
of wizen memories
                    {sun dried.}

Laid harvest moon
upon devils night;
drank vacuous images
it produced.

In the saw-teeth bracelet,
I read another epitaph
                    {and learned your name.}

A bible, sewn to your heart,
Kerouac’s roman candle
burned bright,
                    {not a tiger in sight.}
Yet you always purred,

so loud.

I watched as you
drenching the thirst
of arid admirers.
                    {Laughing at drunken egos.}

That frown you dropped,
landed upside down.
I watched as you picked
up a smile,
then wonder who the madman was.
                    {It was always you.}

Macadam was missing
(in)sanity that you threw
at empty spaces,
while trying to hide,
                    {in between raindrops.}

At least in tomorrow’s birth
we can douse explanations.

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  1. Date: 5/26/2009 9:45:00 AM
    Congrats once again as you are being honoured once again with another feature of the week. We can’t get this kind of well deserved honour else where other than poetrysoup. Keep writing, you are a great poet… Leke

  1. Date: 5/26/2009 3:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 2:22:00 PM
    Congrats Colin on this winning poem being re-featured. Vince

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 2:11:00 AM
    You could feel the flow from the heart of the writer. TY for this wonderful write and congratulations. Deserving indeed. Ernilando

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 4:28:00 PM
    Creative style and vivid imagery for in interesting poem. Congratulations on having it featured. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen