Passions — A Dream

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“Anger” — C.Birde, 10/19



has anger led?”

Her query

was demand.

“That shimmering

red-veil firestorm

kindled and fed

the flux and


of broken light,

the fiery collision

of past



devouring and



she paused

for breath.

“I will wear grief


she began again,

“Those blunt

bruised shades

of blue-gray


I will wear grief,”

she affirmed.

In the mirror,

our eyes met.

“until our

collective heart

is restored

and polished,

and its calloused

ache – at last –

is shed.”



— C.Birde, 8/30/19

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“Grief” — C.Birde, 10/19





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