Meet in the calm

J.D. Harms
Aug 12, 2019 · 1 min read
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& they sat in the grey light
of the Absurd Room.

Apologies & fear
listed on every lip
on every brow.

If they hesitated to speak
Sorrow was directing them
magnifying the heart
working on the love

Sorrow was around, was pitching into the room
the same colours they found on
the outside
what colours they thought were outside

Wrens & hollyhocks
hover on the boundary of the Room
& they are glad enough
of the odd calm to sometimes speak.

…but in the suspicions that linger
in the glances towards the door
hints towards the window…

we will sometimes miss
the wild calm
the wild absurd

But they could meet here again
they think, perhaps
if they could see past their own fears.

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