Vicious

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…the dust starts to settle
From the arrival
Of a strangely soothing expression
I find myself already exposed
Smiling like a ghost
Processing the scene with a wide angled lens
Slowly filtering the particles
Of my existence
Into a death defying vision
As the light starts to disappear
Behind your ear
I catch myself holding on to the corners
Of an old photograph
Starring into the dingy shadows
Of your hollow eyes
Wanting them to twinkle
Like stars
Before draining every last bit of its source
Within my doldrums
My fingernails graze
The sandy beach far away from you
And, I feel my will receding
With each rushing wave
Carrying the sediment of your memory
Back to the surface
My love, the urge to keep going
Crashes into me
Creating salt bubbles in its wake
But just as…

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