FOG IN THE GARDEN

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just the walk home from the bar...

FOG IN THE GARDEN




If I have this much to give
why waste my words
on hasty promises

on gardens of flowers
with no chance to live

as I stumble through the rows
drunk on the wine
and the words of foes

mind spinning
numb lips singing

the music of the world
an afterthought

deep in the middle
of my last pint

her gauze like eyes
and triple stare

alone and with but unaware
running home
to waste the devil

taste the liquid clever
tongue that licks

breathing in
through an acrid lung

catches me
in mid firefly
and sticks to the end
of my lie

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If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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