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The Fire Once Within Goes Cold From Lack

Summer Storms / Electric Monsters

Your Candle Burning In the Wind

On Sunny Days , As I Pose For The Skies 3/17/2022

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We'll Decide That For YOU

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Summer Storms / Electric Monsters



a familiar thumping
keeping pace with the glowing clock
and a gaining rise and fall of the wind

my heart keeps time with the branch
tapping on the window
the East Wind's talking

in the closing distance I can also hear
the ramblings of a summer storm
gathering strength

sleep evades
my thoughts invade
and the darkness's void
is interrupted by flashes of emboldened light

this is the site of
Mary Shelly's dreamscape
and my mind squirms within the framework
of her brilliant imaginings

I'd like to share
these thoughts
these imaginings with you
but your snores also rise
as the storm begins to play its strings
and the first underpinnings of it
unravel across the anvil pierced sky

and for one moment
the night's transformed into
one shocking moment of daylight

I lie sideways on my bed
cover-less
allowing the breeze to race in
and ruffle the air around me

my view a flickering black and stark white
ticking movie screen
as I wait for the electric monster
to appear on the screen outside
breaching the safety of my fragile window...


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