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A Rainy Day

Gentle

Emptiness

Blows in cool

Taste of peppermint

On the silent tongue

Inner voice hums

Slick grey road

Under wet grey sky

Dark clouds swell

Drown out the sun

Behind a growing bruise

Unseen thunder

Unheard lightning

Below life swims

Exhaling ghosts

Leaden eyes under

Everything is falling

Brought down

Drained

Away

To be drank again

On another rainy day
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Submitted on January 20, 2016

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I've written poetry for about as long as I can remember. It really is a compulsion. I don't know why, but at this point I've stopped asking. I like to think I have my own voice and style. I particularly like playing with language. I enjoy redefining things, if possible or explore reasons and meanings for things commonly used and taken for granted. To me, it's amazing anything is happening at all. more…

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