33 from Words Heard or Seen in Dreams by David Leo Sirois at Spillwords.com

33 from Words Heard or Seen in Dreams

33 from Words Heard or Seen in Dreams

written by: David Leo Sirois

@DavidSirois3

 

“A flashing-forth of stars
& it all began…”

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“Stars accept what dies.”

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“Are there any other meanings for ‘sublime?’
‘What blows your mind’ is mighty fine.”

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“Yes, that’s what happens
when you hide behind a stone –
your limited offering
is gone in the morning.”

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“My long-lost lover
is in my soul.”

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“Your illusions too
you draw from the Sacred Place.”

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“What will unfold,
what takes shape before us,
that which will come to us,
is not to be guessed.”

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“It connects to the floor,
but you could lay it on the moon.”

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“That’s what intelligence would say:
we need to talk to each other.”

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“It’s OK, I get it all the time –
artists are often mistaken
for creative cowards.”

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“The town gave us
the honor
of oblivion.”

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“Some magic went by…
& over the years,
it got stronger.”

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“I don’t know anyone else
who’s veering back
toward human interaction.”

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“Death –
I should know death.
I guess I’m…
too happy now?”

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“I stayed to watch one life…”

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“He ran across the street
to find himself.”

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“She’s changing face every day.”

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“Just a little coffee
in a paper cup,
with a few sweet words
to color it as you like.”

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“It’s beautiful…
But there’s no rainbow,
no island,
no hunger,
no rescue.”

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“We assembled all the night’s notes,
removed the moonlight,
& there is nothing now
blocking this day.”

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“It’s a perfect game
that captures…
like a reality.”

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“Embrace the quiet…
Let it touch your ears.”

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“It’s hard to see,
but it’s the one way free…
So I traveled in time,
I opened the door –
it’s the easiest way
of crossing the floor.”

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“Of the poets, 9 out of 10 are gone…
What remains is their song.”

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“In our fictitious tents
we are camped out here
in the field of meaning.”

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“That’s the blue card
I was given
in my dreams.”

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“Here’s some complimentary modesty…
You seem a long way off, yourself.”

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“Her name was drawn
from nothingness,
& wears a silence
as its dress.”

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“You’ll need pain & art
to truly learn,
& show you where skyscrapers
really come from.”

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“It strikes me that justice,
19 years after the fact,
is being born.”

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“His lover was
donated to him
by science.”

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“Love is the last & first thing.”

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“His letter to the editor
is simple silence…”

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