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We Touch Here

A poem.

February 15, 2012

We Touch Here (for my wife who loves thunderstorms)  

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where these lines disperse
 into the sky, wet letters
 smearing off into black clouds.
 Distant thunder
 an old man muttering
 slurred syllables.
 Heat lightning,
 a brief illumination
 between the darks.
  – B.R. Strahan


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