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SpindriftA small busy town With a golden beach,
Nestled close to The patient sea.
The sand ceded To her implacable advances
And the earthworks Were overwhelmed.
The defences breached By foaming torrents and
The helpless townsfolk Loading their carts,
Watched the iron-grey skies
The sea-wallThrown up after the horse had bolted,
grey with a curved lip on top like a whale's fluke,
Broken, pitted, sandy steps
Made of cement, ground up granite and pieces of tar.
Sand encroaches from the sea,
Inching up the wall by stealth
Until the base is lost in grit,
And the sea shifts silently below.
SpaceOur human shells conceal black holes
And overwhelming shadows grow.
We hide behind the ripples of dark matter
Amongst the clustered waves of light.
But still the cold expanses sing
An alluring song to the tethered planet
And shivering with delight our answering voids
Dance close to their abyssal partner.
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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