#196 of 365 – “lead weight”

 “lead weight”

 

brooding clouds torment the dusk

till he cries

 

and runs off to nighttime

where he cowers and hides

 

like me, he is angry

at the strength of his fears

 

and ashamed

at the heavy lead weight of his tears

 

nighttime tries to fill him

with all of her stars

 

tries to give him new music

for his sad repertoires

 

but his ballads lead always

to the blackness of night

 

where his sorrows run naked

until morning light

 

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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One Response to #196 of 365 – “lead weight”

  1. Starralee says:

    Wowza–more, more, more!

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