Chorus of Blue

FREEWRITE: An Arrangement

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You ask me to consider an arrangementI have always liked daffodils, after allEven if they no longer smell sweet. So I stare at them, frozen in timeBrightening up the corner of a dark roomIn a dull, familiar way. You ask me to consider this arrangementIn lieu of any other; to settle upon almost lovelyInstead of fresh and new and slated to die You imply the risk, it is not directly statedOr maybe that part is me and my own apprehensionsSo many new arrangements have wilted and died. And you insist…read more

Freewrite: Our Power Flashed Out

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Last nightA deluge of rainOur power flashed outLeft us, then returnedThen left again I awoke in darknessNot prescribedAnd sought the blue lightPiercing through the voidHoping for something Sat up in the bedAfter an hour of exposureHead throbbingUnsure of what to do with myself Our power was back, trueGone completely unnoticedSo I tried to sit stillthough my bones moanedwith age I wanted to rise upwith some purpose;Wanted there to be a meaningfor the strange hourof my consciousness So I processed the laundryRecognized my body was sickMade medicineRinsed the spoon Felt all…read more