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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In Silence

Behind the electrical hum
of fluorescent bulbs and
radio static is silence;
I’m listening for salvation

like a toppled wall,
a battered fence,

I am a breath, an illusion,
something  even lighter
than a breath

I heard you once,
twice, I’m sure of it

(based, somewhat, on Psalm 62)

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