Refugees

We carry our sorrows
in tin cups
and leather-bound journals.

Ink tracks the yellowed pages
like foot steps
on a barren plain.

At night
we stir the red coals
of dying fires.

This is what stars
would look like
fallen at our feet.

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About Ray Sharp

Father, poet, triathlete, local public health planner
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3 Responses to Refugees

  1. Whimsy Mimsy says:

    This is lovely – so pensive and melancholy. Nice work, Mr. Bard.

  2. yi-ching lin says:

    beautiful in its simplicity.

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