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The warmth of former years
Dulls away
With each broad
And boastful stride

As I prowl the open fringes
Harbored by dreams
Enthralled by eras lost

I cannot belong
Denial foams within
A slow curse enveloping
The needs
Of here and now

And nothing more is conquered
All paths
Are left unclaimed
Slipped away
From the shackles
Of their cold
And death-stricken lips

With frayed resolve
In the fading gusts
By the iron folds of sleep

Blood stained garbs
Lied singed and ragged
Blackened, by a fire-bred dusk

A tune that sailed along
Their fallen forms

With pitiless rage
For the flesh
Of docile prey to come
It was
But a passive dream
To skin and bone

Beneath the mercy
Of scalding eyes
At the whim of brotherly scorn

It was
But a transient urge
A spark
In the firm snares of night

And I was
But a frail vessel
Swallowed in rust
To his isle of dirt
Discontent blossoms
Through these frail
Withering floorboards

Skewering the quiet
And haggard sliver of home  

These roots never tire
They steamroll on
Laying claim
To the final few
Morsels of hope

My beleaguered
And former state

Is wrung
To its last
Each hour
I fall away from courage
A strange calamity
The fair world I retain

And little remains
For these starved
Ever-roving eyes

These truth-harboring panes
Are plagued
With jagged roads of crimson

For I’ve allowed
The steady drum of anguish
To distort once true and proud
Melodies of rapture  

Offbeat and battered
And ground
To a withering heap

My peace trudges
Down tattered roads
Brought forth by these crude
And impatient hands
I had a dream about time traveling back to the 1920s. I married Josephine Baker and began a career as a novelist in Harlem. Why do I always dream about escaping the present? Also, happy valentines day! 
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William Wright
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Loftydreams101 Featured By Owner 1 day ago   Writer
Thank you so much for this! Truthfully  I feel I so undeserving 
NaturalDreamer18 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
You're very welcome! Now, now, you definitely deserve it. ^^ Everyone deserves to have their story/poem narrated. You have worked very hard and I can tell in your piece. All I can say is never give up.
Fourteenthwill Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015
You need so much more credit on your work! They're all so well written, keep on writing! :)
Loftydreams101 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015   Writer
Thank you so much. I definitely keep writing. Its what i love to do. :) 
squibblyquill Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015
Thanks for the fav!
Loftydreams101 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015   Writer
You're very welcome. I've been meaning to read the article you shared about Fifty Shades of Grey. For some reason my father has decided to pick that book. I don't think I'll ever understand why...
lorraineslh Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the watch. :heart:
Loftydreams101 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015   Writer
You're welcome.  I really enjoyed your poem layers.
BlueCaroline Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you William!

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