michael oliver

(13-4-1948 / swansea)

From This Bridge


From this bridge of time's shadow
The white blosssom suspends the machinery
Its impermanence witheld spring bright sharp

The stream flows an uneven script
A revel of light rolling soliloquy

As after the wilting and dropping
Petal white absolves with inert narrative

Upon reflection what is the change?
The ever quality the water word
Has a permanence bright spring clear

Submitted: Thursday, May 02, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 03, 2013

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This is the final version of 'From the Bridge' this one gets closer to what i am after.

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