Posted by: Ron DuBour | January 2, 2018

Daily missive for Tuesday the 2nd of January.~by Peter Forster


 

 

Daily missive for Tuesday the 2nd of January.

 

Are you happy
For me
Does it make you sad
The pain
Once shared
Now witnessed
What would you have me do
I can see your smiling face
Reflected in every surface
Tell me the secret
You keep
Who is it for.
What is the meaning
Of silence
When there is a word
For every sound
But nothing
Is an unknown
Will it become familiar
When I am gone
Only tomorrow knows
And it is not
For the telling
Eventide holds a candle
For you
Which will burn
Until the devil
Steals the moon
They both argue
Beneath the horizon
Over the speed
Of its return
As I recall
The truth is nothing
Without some
Insight
Into its becoming
And I need you
To remind me
Of its mystery
Before the last moonbeam
Dissolves into dust
As that will be a time
To give an answer
To the meaning of
Redemption


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