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A Rainy Day (revised)

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 falling
Brought down
Drained
Away
To be drank again
On another rainy day
Where the sky still remains
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Submitted on January 21, 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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