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A fearsome light

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A fearsome light

Where the nail meets the wrist
and the tree tops explode
in a firework of birds,
going off in a wild change of heart

and a murmur of clouds
now gets caught in the light
of the razor-sharp wings
of angels, restored to the sky,

there I stand and I sing,
from the rooftops of hurt
and the ashes of dreams
and the emblems of hope:

in this place of truth,
in this fearsome light,
I must turn to you,
till the end of love and time.

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  1. Date: 11/19/2008 10:24:00 AM
    very well penned, great imagery and poetic harmony. Thank you for sharing!

  1. Date: 11/17/2008 8:36:00 AM
    I enjoyed this poem. I would like for our editorial board to have the opportunity to consider it for Blue Fog Journal’s “Contemporary Romantic Love Poems” anthology. If you are interested please review the submission guidelines at the following link: http://bluefogjournal.com/call-for-submission/. Sincerely, ED COET Editor, Blue Fog Journal