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The Wound

The Wound by Edward Gordon The giant wound lures me in, Promising to be a mutual friend, But once it has me, all it does Is tell me how badly sad it was, Over and over, again and again. © … Continue reading

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Days of Crystal Glass

Days of Crystal Glass by Edward Gordon The fine days of crystal glass slip From my fingers to the floor Falling too fast to stop Shattering into sharpened shards More dangerous than ever before With no time to feel the … Continue reading

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Mutable Me

Mutable Me by Edward Gordon Be yourself, they always cry, I would; I strive, but who am I? To only vanish when I try. Like a mirage that goes If I get too close, I think I’m someone, but the … Continue reading

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Astral Eminence

Astral Eminence by Edward Gordon I’ve seen empyreal dwellings from here, Obscured by mortal overlays of light, Without inclination of just how near I came to neglect their unearthly sight. Though countless journeys through abating strife Remand my substance to … Continue reading

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Aja

Aja by Edward Gordon I feel her before I hear her. A feather wind that lifts me aloft, And carries us past the thresholds, And into a limitlessness sleep. She’s there before the dreaming starts; She’s there on the grass … Continue reading

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Requiem Sonnet for a Mall

Requiem Sonnet for a Mall by Edward Gordon The market sun sets on our mall for good. Chain stores sit empty like derelict tombs. Vanishing kiosks without livelihood Race with restaurants for an end that looms. Lots of parking without … Continue reading

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A Gothic Gospel

A Gothic Gospel by Edward Gordon Impotent angels watch over and weigh The ancient horror of God’s great display: A convict’s cross, and his child will pay For errors we made on that good Friday. Forsaking him to a darkened … Continue reading

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Broken Street Sign

Broken Street Sign by Edward Gordon Our flaccid street sign hangs from a pole. We finally chose to get it fixed. Pointing in right directions its role. Oh, but how cleverly we were tricked. We voted it up, not thinking … Continue reading

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I am Going to Die

I am Going to Die by Edward Gordon I feel my sentence approaching its dot. I wonder how long I can say that I’ve got? My Grandma’s obituary said ninety-two. My dad made the mortuary at sixty, too. So, what … Continue reading

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Late Flowers

Late Flowers by Edward Gordon What is it with flowers that bloom in October? Don’t they know the fall is not sober? They’ll die in a month, but now they will shine? Where were they hiding in the youth of … Continue reading

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