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Two flowers open with the sun


Vines grow through the eyes of a skull-


This land cannot resurrect The electricity


of the bird that owned that crown-


I can feel the wind


But cannot detect the pulse of the


Silent power of the soil-nature’s clean pure oil


Rain falls on the tattooed rocks and cliffs below.


I am a human tattoo moving across


Landscapes being slowly erased by time.


As I hold the skull, the wind’s microphone


amplifies the music of the trees.


Birds observe me eying a distant promontory-


Waves crash over the imperceptible


Measurements of the sands hourglass.


The sea has co-existed with the land-


And the mind with the body Thoughts outnumber footsteps-


And few thoughts reach the tongue-


Only certain parts of the sea


Are fated to reach the shore.

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Some powerful stuff, Eclipse. Particularly emorable moments: Birds observe me eying a distant promontory and Only certain parts of the sea/Are fated to reach the shore.



Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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