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Poem of the Day – Gold On

Gold on

 

Pluck free; seemingly pleased with greeting

As a flame stutters in the shadows

Corrosive glance shatters the silence

As a blink dreams, shivering reflections

Mirror to the inside palate

A taste for shining

 

Cross the stony packed courtyard in slippers

Smile in spite of covering stains in pyjamas

 

Feather brushing bricks; tiles cooling tempers

Sweet syrup dripping sugar covered blankets

 

To view an horizon in aspects

Muster a conversation

Inhibit the measured existence

 

Screwed up tissue lying smothered in the chair

Crushed cinnamon pods scattered in the cradle

Best left: an argument for daytime telly

Smelly in the toilet, the heat is rising

 

Embrace the cool indifferent acceptance

Drool at the prospect of the downfall of another

Crumble biscuits to feed birds

Let them fry

 

Bevelled landscape just falls

Into the sea

Forgiven

 

Sept 11th 2016

Patrick Turner-Lee Copyright 2016

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