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I don't know what to make of it,
strands of an errant dream,
when hyacinths sought rebellion,
and a mechanic plied uncertainly
across an eastern sea.

It lies there out of reach,
the tail end of a tale,
of vistas far and unknown,
of stories almost told,
of gulls that fly stationary,
caught in an offshore breeze,
of small boats launched into exile
by hapless navigators,
from a gray and gloomy beach,
just about midday.

There's something about 
a romantic revolt,
by some who should have known 
and flowers stolen from a vase,
and thrown to the street below,
a desperate signal that
the game was over,
and all involved must flee.

One loved one left
for sacrifice,
to cover for the rest.
A sense of loss and of despair,
no home, no friends again.

The story told, intrudes my thoughts,
of when hyacinths sought rebellion
and the mechanic plied
across the eastern sea

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