we never met you…

we never met you, but cry out your lovely name:
our tears wash away each day our lasting shame.

you are the eternal living perfect master;
more than anything, we long to hear your laughter.

all the world’s noise is so much acoustic garbage-
the “best and brightest” amount to stinking verbiage.

the bird of twilight sang to the reticent rose;
my heart broke into anguish, and my mind froze.

we have no hope but in cutting our own dear throat;
our remedy is to repeat nothing at all, by rote!

a thousand wasted lives stampede toward your presence;
a million twisted words surrender in your silence.

in a moment, darvish remembers your promise:
“some day you will hear me laugh and feel my kiss”!




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