The Lark
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The Lark

A Sonnet Composed on a Thursday

Another poem from youth written while smitten with toxins

Johannes Vermeer: Girl Interrupted at Her Music. (link)

Cowering in the arms of another —
Grasping for love, wanting security —
Fearing the love of another lover —
Clothed in white — the white of divinity.
And what shall you say, my dear, when we meet?
And what shall you do when I draw near?
Hiding in your room, promoting defeat —
Fogging your future, sheathed in…



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Walter Bowne

Walter Bowne

This poet-angel-hipster dude from Jersey writes satire, humor, fiction, poetry, essays on music, travel, gardening, and his belly button. He’s a trophy husband.