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The Voyage of Saying (a poem)

Ariel_-_LoC_4a15522--WikiPD

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you’re not here, you say

yes i am! i’m talking to you!

no you’re not; you never call

me.

but i write you.

it’s not the same.

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later:

maybe this is the place.

What do you mean?

our love is a long saying;

this might be where we

say it best

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but you’re never here.

the word takes me voyaging.

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at night:

do you think it could ever work

for us?

all i have is these pearls.

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Copyright © 2013, The Rag Tree

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Photo: Ariel (1894). LOC. WikiCmns; Public Domain.

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