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Morning and Evening

Iris groves
Translucent spears of night -
A shawl of emeralds falls.
Lady lover, my hopes are dead -
Give me heart!

Violet hues
Dark smudges, soft delight -
Cast on leaves of stony jade.
Lady lover, my thoughts will fade -
Should we part?

Questions left
The past recedes from sight -
Tendrils of doubt pause but are not gone.
Lady lover, you cry alone -
Morning's mist.

Unanswered
A gift of sorrow's might -
Whispers dare and glances pass our way.
Lady dreamer, you turn aside -
Won't you stay?
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Born in Denmark in 1953, I migrated to Australia with my family in 1957. After spending my school years in Yallourn, I moved to Melbourne in 1970 to attend Monash University. Having graduated with a science degree in 1975, I worked in various fields, such as youth work, teaching, politics (with a special interest in the natural environment), social research, community development, and finally, information technology. I have also completed two graduate diplomas: one in sociology and the other in information technology, both at Swinburne University. Now retired, my last position was as an IT Manager at Monash University. Gardening, art, poetry and writing have also been life-long interests.I have recently published my first book, 'The Cicada', which is a crime/mystery novel, set in Australia, four hundred years into the future.Website: ingemeldgaard.daportfolio.com more…

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