desultory

[a persona poem]

I have lived around you
like the shadow of a planet
never facing the sun

you are no sun no moon no planet
you brood in another room
avoiding time and space

bats stir in the walls
mapping night on their paper wings
you fear what I will never see

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wordcurrents/ Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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