CRESCENDO

in poetry •  8 months ago

Let us speak of today as we do eternity;
Void of time,
Void of a setting sun..

Let us speak of today as we do forever;
Void of yesterdays,
Void of tomorrow's.

For I see only a dawn that never dusks,
A resplendence that never wanes,
A smile that never frowns..

I hear only a flourish that never peters,
A melody that never ceases,
A lullaby that never sleeps..

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Mother's wails trumpeted upon these hours.
Light and breath called your name
As you lay blind upon your pillow of pure blood..

She took deep draughts of desperate air;
Pain could not daunt a resolve thickened by love.
And then came the mighty minute when the little lady cried.

Little lady - oh little lady,
Lightning in a bottle; hurricane in a box;
Like sun, at the lucent centre of many soular systems...

Little lady, rapid have you risen,
That today, I see your head in the clouds,
And it is a bright blue sky that hovers above you.

Kokoma; I speak of you,
In tongues as alien as those in my dreams
With sounds that seep sweetly like spring from earth

In these hours that recall the first breath,
Do I write, that your fiery heart be filled with flames
Of happiness as unrestrained as the beauty of your spirit.

It will be night time soon.

But we will never forget.

Wolfgang.

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