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a fire in the hallowed 'tis of thee

(January 6, 2021)

By CAPublished 4 months ago Updated 4 months ago 1 min read
(composite of two photos by - Maan Limburg (hand), Steve Harvey (flag). Both from Unsplash.

he is the silent one

here, but it's his

stance, his distance

the wave of a long shadow at dusk

measured time in pockets

in fits finite

the sun sets

a fire in the hallowed 'tis of thee

sweet stench of liberty

hollow your hands

for smoke holds

and spittle. of tongues overpowered

by wretch, by all counts wretch

wooden word chips

choking sons

you were done, and then worse you coward

yet you stand in shadows

of truths long limbs

I sing of them

- ca

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Sound Engineer, Poet, sometimes-composer.

"Tell all the truth but tell it slant" - Emily Dickinson.

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  • CA (Author)4 months ago

    My reaction to the presidents inaction in this unprecedented event.

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