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Monarch of the Beach

it laid so softly on its powdered side amongst a million(tomb)stones a splash of wing-orange and black shore winds wished to give it back to the white roses and sapphired sun that swirled the garden sky- but it was forever dead its soul having fled its cage of silk and bone i whispered a simple prayer ( a childish thing to do)... to a god who may not have cared. then glanced about to make sure that we were alone... nonetheless I was honored to witness this graceful demise of a monarch that flew straight into stone turned me back into a heart forever flitting about, the wind blown shores of life-

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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