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Desire (for Charley on his Birthday)


dedalus

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dumb-ass-prince-charles.jpg

 

 

Desire

like fire

lights up the world.

 

Banners unfurled

and toes upcurled

we walk the wire

 

with equanimity.

An infinity

of glowing light

 

underlies the night

and we know

from long ago

 

the fire of desire

can turn. And burn

us into anonymity.

Drown your sorrows in drink, by all means, but the real sorrows can swim

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