Or Fan?

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Broken

Open

Raw wound wore

Rudely

Bleeding sore

For more

Of what you

Could not give

Enough to make life

Free and live

 

Blood and bone

In skin you knit

But the essential

Elemental

Never simply

Consequential

Insubstantial

Monumental

Necessary

Conferential

Kindness

Spark of love

Not given

No such words

Can bind what’s riven

 

©K Barr

In Deed

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I

Have a hope

So High

I have to stretch

To try

And try and try and try

 

I had a hope

So low

I had to bend

Down so

And so and so and so

 

I need a hope

Just right

Don’t want to fight

To reach

Beseech or pray but say

This is mine

Today

 

But nothing

Nothing pleases me

Within this sphere

Not what is here

Within my span

For what I am

Is need

In deed

 

©K Barr

Whispers

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Little longings

Just can’t trace

The face of them

Are lost in race

Of more demanding

Things the unimportant

Insubstantial just can’t grasp

Will disappear so fast

Are gone unnamed

Unclaimed untamed

Into a meaning I could bear

How much is un-retrieved

Because I never could believe

Enough In all the fleeting things

That still were me

And thee…

 

©K Barr