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Cold Eye Burning at 3:00 AM (2001)

Cold Eye Burning Cover

Poems are
The world asleep
Where death
Cannot reside

COLD EYE BURNING AT 3:00 AM

I did not dream
This poem
This moon

- Philomene Long


EVERY POEM I WRITE

Every poem I write
Is a suicide

It will say
“I am your death
Hidden in a spasm
Of clay
Dazzling. ferocious
Now only a
Flame in your hand.”

-- Philomene Long

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