Monday, August 08, 2005

Dinner dishes on the deck table
are a minor chord, a breeze ignored
and the minutes lengthen
with diminishing wine.

The maple catches a falling sun,
shakes it onto latticework ground,
our eyes are drawn to clouds
drunk with evening blood.

I see jazz, as though this scene
is a score tossed from a window,
in so many riffs and twisted
notes—fractured sense non.

You have a brush, your pallet
filled with colours dancing
a dance of words leaked
from passed memories of love.

And we’re thrown through
the prism, emerging bifurcated.
You whisper how moments unite,
I know them separately.

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