Misful Wishtake


from there on in

the coming is rough

 

above all illuminations

of a doubt

 

on river of moonbeams

countdown of worries

too much

to know where to begin

largest numbers

return to zero

* * *

even weak storms

are missed

in droughts

* * *

wishes take form

from mutiny

at heart

* * *

mistakes

always seem

to go

before corrections

are understood

* * *

over thrown

kingdoms

of nervous mirrors

 

over rested

children

kissing first time

dark

and created

under daylight’s

eye

* * *

started ravenous

waves

ate ancient

 

saved modern

for tomorrow

 

held distance

in shadows

of nets

* * *

shallow lids

did best

they could

to shield vision

from feeling

second best

* * *

fugitive peeks rose to occasion

took mission

as destiny

* * *

conscious

attacked

itself

* * *

truth

was turned down

 

but truth

takes life

in stride

 

sees rejection

as its favorite

outfit

* * *

whispers tried not to

but cut through sleep

 

offset any sense

of a cure

* * *

brooding

began

when

the missing did

* * *

wish

took up

sentry

over breakfast

* * *

liberty

misplaced

wingspan

* * *

eager transformation

-sigh-

another weekend

* * *

neon gave signs

lessons in youth

and age

 

took out for a date

mistake

* * *

impatience

persisted

for serendipity

 

hoped in

jitters

 

prayed

in fashion

of moping

* * *

sublime

moments

remove

sails amiss

* * *

waking brings mist

* * *

full winds enter

wingspan

found

 

freedom

possible

matures

* * *

swift

close to dingy

filth

of sunlight

refused

welcome

 

heavy dust

of silence

fixes

 

at-hand world

 

overturns

with sleight

in mind

language

thawed

 

(originally posted on altpoetics.wordpress.com)

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