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Transience

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Transience

Light 
Drizzles
From the stars
On mascara clouds
Of night, blown by a sudden wind:
From the city's pavement the skies cosmetic drowns in light

From the heart's cradle another Icarus long for flight
And cannot shed the weight of dreams
In the porous light
Leaking time
Leaking
Life

Night
Brings back
Love's cadence
Moonscape memories
Flocking upon the soul's hunger
I am eaten by dreams from the web of carnal desires

Will you again hold my hand and make your breast beat like waves
In the conch shell lip of my ear
This milk is curdled
Now on time
I weep
Still

Gone
Then hopes
Where dreams dare 
Remain like feathers 
From a broken wing. Life like ice
In tropic seas forever melts ... the only truth is space

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  1. Date: 5/19/2009 10:01:00 AM
    this fibonacci is extremely fine!!! very layered w/magnificent interpretations....oh goodness! David!! and thanks for comments .....love reading this over & over!!!!

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 8:37:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contest David.Rgds Brian