purgation denied

purgation denied

standing barebone naked
on a mountain in the mind,
a slight siver of defiant,
fragile gauntness howling
at a moon shining, in blind
brightness, on shadows
of pains without name

the moon does not cease;
the mountain not fall.
the pain remains.

3/19/80

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About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.
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