Shawn L. Bird

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Found poem- from the WordPress blog roll April 24 2013 17.46-18.04 hours PDT July 3, 2013

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 4:05 pm

Still theoretically doing my Camp NaNo with no time to be composing poetry. (ech hem) So here’s another repost, this time from a few months ago.

Shawn L. Bird

(If you should see a line from your poem in this, please link to it in the comments!)  Each line is taken from a poem on the blog roll, in order, backwards in time.

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I can’t sing you a sad song.

   patience for life’s lovers

      all these people,

         opened up,

              howl like children

                 for something different in these places.

Mermaids only dream

   our burning love.

I will not take

    first dandelions,

       each one a kiss

           weighing heavy on my heart.

Warm breath on my neck,

     I have burned.

I could write between the lines

     the many masks of the broken child:

        Rainbow sprays in the garden.

I love you still.

Lullaby sea

     has aged gracefully.

Time has taken

    the dewdrops of sadness

         awaiting damnation,

              silencing the crowds.

Blink of an eye,

    …

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