bricks tumble

cool bricks tumble
as if thrust by sky
to be the wall

masonry to seal all passage
to those startled flames
alighting on the grass

to resist my flailing
attempts to assemble
words that might ignite

your preoccupied eyes

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About riverwriter

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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