Step Through Summer

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Step Through Summer

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            Dying for my thoughts to fade

into an amnesiac slur, not judge my

convalescent love.

            Waiting for sleep to

move to a higher

octave, away from guilt, blame and

artful blindness.

            The light that falls forever

into the gullies

of souls and skulls – comforts

but cannot heal. The wind too cannot

give like a compass burn.

            I pace the floors, longing

to surrender what I have

to the summer flowers,

remaining.

 

 

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Copyright © 1995 by Allison Grayhurst

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First published in “Madness Muse Press LLC” May 2018

5 Poems by Allison Grayhurst

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Published in “Academy of the Heart and Mind” June 2018

https://academyoftheheartandmind.wordpress.com/2018/06/05/step-through-summer/

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