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A scented streak, a sad day

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A scented streak, a sad day

A scented streak of weary sense 
replies to grief that prowls the mews
A deep green blue of wailing skies 
enshrines a mood, 
in part to please
Slow-rolled piles of willowy grass 
arouse a birth that slowly drowns
Uneasy bursts of fading wind 
align to vows inclined to cease
A caving wall 
designed for fraying stands aloof
A loosely carved memory
declines the option to rise again
A kiss that resides in me
emerges again to ask for you
The pain that lines its path
and masks your smile 
declines the scent that you live with 
Awaits a task 
designed for souls that pass…
and laden with 
unfulfilled pasts
 
Amusing taunts 
invite a bruising end to this
And 
bring back the streak in troughs 
that wave my peaks
and foul my peace

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  1. Date: 9/22/2013 2:01:00 PM

    very deep and powerful. full of thought and feeling. nice job