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© JamesHarmon McQuilkin
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The night grows as I do,
old and still.
Darkness as a dam,
blocks my windowsill.
Small breezes
trickle through.
To rustle and enhance,
the dance of light,
which reflects an image
off a silvery knife.
That ragged-edged knife,
in the shape of a spoon.
A disguise well made,
for one who's not used.
The turning and twisting,
of a branch
through the mist,
is like an unbroken heart--pierced... with one kiss.
Emotions would do better,
to follow nature's way.
To die before the evening,
relive in time for day!

James Harmon McQuilkin
C 1977

KM :)

7 responses

  • Robert J Ross

    Robert J Ross gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    So well seen and done James.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    I like it. Very nice image and a great read. dp

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    I must agree with my predecessors!

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    Oh yes!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    Fantastic captue and words!

  • Kevin House

    Kevin House gave props (20 Nov 2009):

    window-liscious!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (2 Jul 2010):

    I totally love this. Both the pic and the poem! Super James!!

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