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Lost Codices

             With luck, someday they may find them--
             gently brush back those decades
             like lover's tears.

             They will wash those glazed letters--
             straighten cracked syllables – discern
             those once fresh thoughts
             fired fiercely in the furnaces of poetry.

             Some may sense those losses--
             savor sadness of so much
             that now seems nothing.

             In dreams we are always returning--
             arching out, moving
             like silent salmon muscling water
             as we squirm for existence,
             barely holding to lives
             with empty moist fingers.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2012 1:43:00 PM
    Time for a new piece of poetry Glen. I await your reentry into the Soup. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 7:14:00 AM
    Good morning, Glen your poem is so attracting i wish to read more of your poems! Have yourself a lovely day~ALWAYS *PD