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To Coin a Day

A day has another side Think of a coin Lying on the ground Quietly Undisturbed by passersby Like a shadow in the sun Now you see it Then, it’s gone…   Thatcher Doran Advertisements

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Relentless

Sitting in the shadow of the sun By the window of the cafe Silently bearing witness To the enigma that is life The variety of lives Unknown to me… Intrigued by the absence Of sound Where the visual is deceiving … Continue reading

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Inkless Print

at times I am overwhelmed by the echoes of forgotten lives the narrative of lost shadows words that lie silent in dusted books ridiculed in inkless print by eyes that cannot see by hearts…cold by time and distance the gap…the … Continue reading

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Rochester’s Debt

Tentacles of life arms of love hands of pleasure grow like trees through the early years with singular attitude while unbeknown the others….. those blessed and profaned in cameo or in shadow will count the cost then ask, “is there … Continue reading

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In The Corner

in the corner of my left eye a crow emerges from a Time Window ice cream coloured clouds nestle just above a blackberry hedge meanwhile the station platform is deserted as I stare at the portal I see a shadow … Continue reading

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Reality Slips

from time to time reality slips hesitates Time’s shadow intervenes draws a veil temporarily here is a moment but the poet sees! By Paolo Michell

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Summoned By The Twilight

yellow lights sirens of surreality out of the morning darkness beckoning like lost souls summoned by the twilight curious about the dark side shadow makers shining in the night guardians until dawn witnessing the remnants of human dreams on buses … Continue reading

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The Other Fella

two paths at a fork! i would like to think i took the one least travelled but let’s suppose a part of me took the other and life moves on, as it does but now and then the shadow of … Continue reading

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The Night Walker

lets suggest one’s shadow lives a double life an overseer of your reality a witness and yet a stranger on the other side of the mirror secretly smirking behind the mask of glass Shadow of reality Gatekeeper to your dreams … Continue reading

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I Knew His Older Brother

one monday morning travelling by train reading Robert Bolano’s The Romantic Dogs i thought of Him “Terry” it was the summer of ’75 or ’76 after 37 years a year makes little difference i knew his older brother “Alan i … Continue reading

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