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Wind

And again it returns
tugging at my eye lids.
It whistles from passing

cars, trunks of trees,
tops of shutters closing
in the night around us.

What am I if even the
ever blowing force of
nature cannot sweep

away yesterday's regrets
or shoo tomorrow's fears
from fertile ground?

Why am I in here -
a thing amongst 
things - and not out

there, holding the
wind's tail with one
hand, happy, nothing? 

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  1. Date: 4/15/2012 9:04:00 AM
    I love the images of the wind shown here. Good poem to read aloud.

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 8:28:00 PM
    I just love your poetry. So different from how mine usually plays out but a "different" that I enjoy reading!