Paint Her Black


Precious pain

Paints her

Portraits

In black –

All her landscapes

Are flooded…

Men are alone

With her

And walk with her

In solidarity

Of solitude.

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Neon Winter


Neon orange leaves,

Frozen in yesterdays breeze,

Blue diffused light illuminates my fading sight.

There are tulips in this winter,

Forever trapped in icy splinter.

A crow calls of tomorrow,

And then flies backward into yesterdays stream.

This is not a dream.

Light fades.

Black encroaches around glowing streetlights,

Rendering them pointless.