The Revelator




An itch that cannot be reached

Has worked its way beneath my veneer

The need to be gone is

Like a fish hook in my mind

Gone baby gone

Away from this tepid life

This place holder existence

I crave a world in three dimensions

No more peering through the window

I want

I need to step through

Lay my head upon her pillows

Close my eyes and

Let touch be my revelator

I can hear the heavy tick of time

It sounds like a walking artillery barrage

Closing in across the no man’s land

Of loneliness

Each explosion another lost moment

In this love of attrition.










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