Friday, December 28, 2012

Still A Will To Sow

No longer can I watch the moon
or count the solitude of time
sitting with these paintings on the wall
framed, within the pains
of an outside, which never moves.

I see the trees, solid in their stance
bare limbs, brazen against the wind
to watch the things I know
and the quiet of the garden gate
rusted in its swing.

To sit upon this strife of day
as stubborn as the dead –
now left alone to beat my way
towards a rising sun
for who am I to waste a life
when there is still a will to sow.

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