chain-link fence

February 23, 2012
grime and
faded ink

black crows
the sunken
power line

rusted metal—
weathered poster—
signs of
effort long since failed

a man
on the edge of
Shadow Street

head in hands

hands on knees

is it the colour of

long gone are
the traces of cloud

but still
the rain won’t

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IamtheshyStargirl said...
Feb. 29, 2012 at 6:53 pm
This poem is like a stretched-out haiku to me, it's got the same sort of bitter-sweet emotion and a far-eyed sort of whisper-voice to it, The last verse especially.
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