Poetry

Two poems

   The Darkness Tanka               1             This Morning Waking, unseen birds are rowdy with rejoicing. Song from every dark twig. Unbearable but for the crows cawing the colour of the heart.             2             At Nightfall On the pier I caught a surprise glimpse of my heart. No longer fighting, it lay gaping and gasping, trying to voice its anguish.              3             Tonight A darkness of soul makes every perspective dark. Oh, tonight the stars look like bright spots in a scan, showing where the tumours are.  Correspondence Ugly and evil are not, of course, synonymous— yet…

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