Delicious Phrases

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I Was, Once July 6, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — deliciousphrases @ 1:41 pm

Old beams, silver-grey’d with time

The trails of long-dead worms etched across their surface

Cut, hewn

Lifted into place – heave! Heave!


Carefully aligned, then

Settling down with a sigh

To be functional for generations

Then to be useless

Then to wait … to wait …


For someone to sit,

To listen

To pause from the noise of life and hear

“I was, once…” whispered through the dust


………….. bg


One Response to “I Was, Once”

  1. EP Says:

    Yes! I can hear the dust-whisper, BG. I liked the “heave” of the beams and the waiting … and the later pause.

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