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Silence Looks Devastated

Clouded by damp greyish indifference,
animation's actions inhale divine
influence as ragged independent
composition finds liberty in love.
Wood pulp sheets stare blank language to coiled eyes
while feathered death sings in the long distance,
the transformation is immediate,
spiritual seconds explode across
hopelessness, and wedding bells shatter noise,
silence looks devastated by sound.

Discouragement swirls along fingerprints,
like poetic butterflies to moths,
furious abandonment shrieks paper
stanzas into the ear of creation,
and it's all in the blink of a wild dream,
stuck to a lashed notion where rhythm sighs.
Versatile quality spreads weathered wings,
clouds swiftly reveal beams of bright lit light,
a poem is set free from the tongue's shape
to find a home beside breath in the air.
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Submitted on August 13, 2010

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Ian Sawicki has been writing poetry for over twenty years. He is a Manchester born poet, who has dedicated his life to exploration and composition of poetry. His work reflects the many great influential experiences of his life, the pain, the pleasure combined to create new exciting poetry. If anyone is interested in my books then please visit my lulu storefront. All artwork on these books is by my own hand. http://stores.lulu.com/chasingtheday more…

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