When You See

September 17, 2011 at 4:54 pm (Dominic Alapat, Poetry)

the heaviness

the dullness

dropping dead

in you

the silence of the mind

is a kind of thought

a feeling

a poem whose

words are

looking for you

and finding

you somewhere else

closed in some

unhappy form

sinks further in blue

calling this quietness

your music

and finding how

the broken darkness

can give shelter

calls it home.

– Dominic Alapat

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