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Dawn in an Hour

Dawn is in an hour;
in a night.
A light on the long street
on the grey river,
on a long walk of broken clays.
It takes only a streetlight
to bare the sighs,
the yawn of dark alleys,
of quiet honesty;
the great peace
of telling without cause,
without want.
The arm stretches
and guides the body;
the body doubles its warmth.
Laughter snaps
against brick and glass,
and the eyes combine;
heart combines with heart.
And dawn is in the hour,
in the night.

Comments

This is beautiful, I love the cyclical nature of this, and there are so many interesting images in here, particularly the 'laughter snaps' line!
It's really interesting how you personify inanimate objects here, how the alley 'yawns' and the laughter 'snaps'

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