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The Sky Fell over Montana

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The Sky Fell over Montana

SIlence fell over Montana
Stretched outward, blew through trees,
Clouded out the sky,
Made its home on her hills,
Suffocated the light,
Immersed itself in rivers
Sucking everything dry.
Epidemic in air,
That she could no longer sustain.

Sunlight was refracted
Tangent arc of ice crystals
He was.

He took off his hunting gear,
Made himself anonymous.
Deficient and incomplete,
It was unavoidable,

that he would leave,
Montana in silence...

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  1. Date: 3/31/2011 7:47:00 AM
    Smile ~ "Yes," I can definitely relate to the absolute "Truth," that I find amid this stirring painting "My 'Dear, Sweeet Annie.'" ~ "Your Beauty," seems to be sooo very gifted amid the poetic of verse and, how very wonderful the colours of serenities silence can truly become and thus, be ~ "Lovely Canvas 'My Beautiful & Gifted, Annie.'" ~ "Love, 'Always,'" John!:) ~