the salient string

my favorite shepherd is from here,
on tuesdays she sings lullabies,
my cabinets are old and worn,
these shoes are the wrong size —

the steeples of another page
are gleaming still upon the hill,
but reticence knows where to live,
and how to just keep still.

in sets & groups & rings & fields
we seek to speak the salient string,
but you came with me all this way,
and that means


Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

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