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Poem of the day – Pressed Down

Pressed Down

 

Tread broken path

Crushed in baskets

Charcoal fire burning

 

Pots sell on pavements

A sign of danger

 

A silver winged shadow

Just waiting to swallow

Drift in and out

The wind of a whistle

Chirp in tune with chalk

White walled madness

Cracked by the wind

 

Beaten by crashing waves of sea

 

Do the best thing for quiet

Calm and rest

 

Chase the demon

Flag down the galleon

To sail into a distant ocean

 

The horizon beginning

Speak of sleep

Lay down with reason

 

 

August 24th 2016

Patrick Turner-Lee Copyright 2016

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