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Brief Poem

Updated on June 28, 2017

A Very Brief Poem

I know the possibilities of tomorrow's panorama

sometimes escape through the sheets of rain

that often the neon lights sing

louder than the call of the incandescent

if you care to listen


a pair of binoculars stranded on a beach

somewhere in the Midwest

the aroma of yesterday

sometimes lingers through the lavender doorways


the purple silhouette allows

the mountains to remain visible


a starfish, some kelp

the shells await your touch

want to inform

you of their brief secrets

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      Demas W Jasper 6 weeks ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      This struck me as a collection of thoughts, each of which was destined to be a poem. Starfish and kelp/beach in the Midwest created that impression for me.

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      Tamara Yancosky 7 weeks ago from No Idea Where

      I can feel the words of your lovely poem; it awakens my senses.

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      ThreeKeys 7 weeks ago from Australia

      It was a peaceful read for me; and I got lost in the pink purple haze of the image. Nice.

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      Tim Mitchell 7 weeks ago from Escondido, CA

      Opens the door of the imagination. Nice!

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      John Hansen 8 weeks ago from Queensland Australia

      Nicely worded. I enjoyed the imagery.

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      Finn Liam Cooper 8 weeks ago from Los Angeles

      thank you

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      Ryan Fuller 8 weeks ago from Louisiana, USA

      A lot of great descriptions in this poem that give way to some great visualizations. Great work. I hope to see more poems from you .