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I Pass My Existence In Silence

by Sher Chandley

I pass my existence in silence
My thoughts prowl the night
In a cloud it takes flight
My mien grows suddenly dark
Abandoning heavenly forms
For pits of depths so stark
Sacrificed on the altar of solitude
A refuge in sacrifices to folly
Darkness draws a heavy heart
A key unlocking the secrets
Of burrowing fetid thoughts
A heaviness lightened
By the pink padded
Steps of a welcome Dawn
For it brings inverted sleep
Holding honey sweet dreams
To the dreams of awakening
Dreams gently fanned by
A lovely sighing of the wind
Strains of sweet desolation
In scented mists, she is there
She speaks musically
She moves lyrically
She is sentimental
She is graceful
She is tender
She is intoxicating
She was my psychiatrist
She was my psychologist
She was my mistress
She was my love
Brightened my heart
Brightened my mind
Brightened my soul
Brightened my space
With a million flaming candles
Such is sweetness lost
In the phantoms
Of passing time
In all my rising phantoms
I see -feel , feel- see
A divinely naked fairy
With gossamer wings
Crying on a pink toadstool
Then wake to sunset
I pass my existence in silence .
©Sher Chandley 2021/06/11
Artwork: ©Marie Rouge

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Ellen S. Breiling, aka Anne Thrope, is a multiple award-winning, published poet appearing in various poetry anthology books and magazines, with a forthcoming book, "Full Circle: 360° Poetry" - due for release Fall, 2020. She is the Chief Administrator of the US/Canada region for Motivational Strips, the world's largest writer's forum, the founder of Full Circle Poetry, and she manages 360° Poetry, a personal poetry blog, all can be found on Facebook. Ellen is an approving editor for the Bharath Vision website, affiliated with Motivational Strips. She is also a co-author of the poetry book, "Chasing Zephyrs." She was recognized by The Government of Peru as one of the world's foremost contemporary writers and awarded accordingly. And on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day in 2020, Ellen was among the world's most highly respected poets to receive an award directly from the Government of Gujarat and the Gujarat Sahitya Akademi in celebration.

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