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Oscar_Locke

Australia

feeling every feeling.

Message to Readers

trying to develop my poetic voice.

the colour of my shadows

June 5, 2019

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heavy as lead,
the metallic lift of my shadow
weighing down, a trick
of the light; now blue, shallow
blushes by
eye. moonlight
shutters, colours
a moth, red winged;
flitting like lips,
whispers and wishes, my shadow
clutches the brick. a kiss
of gold, brushing
past dusk. a
twin, a mistress, the
promise:
his shadows colour,
cover my skin.

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2 Comments
  • ghostlyglory

    always in awe


    16 days ago
  • asteria

    i am appalled that i'm the first to like this. "a kiss of gold, brushing past dusk?" "shallow blushes by eye?" "his shadows colour, cover my skin?" every line is absolute gold.

    p.s. if i haven't made it clear, Oscar, i am in love with your poetry


    16 days ago