Poems

Edith Speers: Calling You Home

I am calling you home from across the years of a life-time through the jungles and deserts the busy cities and the deep forests the tangled meandering detours the endless knots of highways and the crowds of strangers that stretch back centuries. The distortions of distance the contortions of time the mysterious hieroglyphics and cryptic runes of lost languages have all been resolved so at last the meaning is clear and the veil has been lifted. We have line of sight from one side to the other through the curved and folded lamina and lamella the multi-layered flaky puff pastry…

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