unimagined, indescribable, interconnected events (7thfeather) wrote in timebird,
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I Speak

I Speak
by Laurel Chaisson

I speak
But my words are tossed upon deaf ears.
Like harmless raindrops
As they t
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                      e down the surface of a plastic umbrella,
My meaning drips off the edges
And collects on the cold, hard pavement below
Where it is trampled and forgotten.

 

(c) May 2005

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