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dumb luck and pain

By Robin Wyatt Dunn

dumb luck and pain

dumb luck and pain
drain the grain of light from out my face
I'm black and white
-- the shafts and wattles in between the trees --

the wood hums inside the sounds I make inside my head
drumming against the lead
strumming the dead to life

burn the barrier ignite
the day
dying but still inside the sound
of the light
a triptych in deep water
air the color of winter sand

Article © Robin Wyatt Dunn. All rights reserved.
Published on 2020-01-13
Image(s) are public domain.
2 Reader Comments
11:17:56 PM
Strange, ephemeral imagery, hard to grasp but then that's the point I think. Quite striking in the lyric mode.
02:04:14 PM
Thanks Harris
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