Subtle Hymn

Lightening strikes

a subtle hymn

until we hum

we left that room

electric charge

hovering over

barge and tunnel

biting us like ants

heavy on our shoulders

crawling skin

begetting thin

snapping

crackling

whipping loudly

your hymn

of quietness

tipping you over your edge

into your cup

of swallowed

green

tea

with a feather brush

you strike out

blindly

to that unexplained

presence

that never seems

to leave

your side

to what end?

did you write your book of life

by yourself?

No

you did not

it was scribbled

Holler to the clouds

and ask why

you will never be happier than you are

now

panning what

you learned

was so horrible

you had to

look away

like a page in a book

that was locked

until

you

understood

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About Steven Humphreys

I live in sunny California with my beautiful wife, three wonderful cats and very handsome dog! I write a lot these days about different subjects I hope you will find interesting and informative. Thanks for your interest. Read more 'about me' on this site. Thanks for visiting!
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