Just A Short Poem, This Evening... "Complications"

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Submitted by Walter Donway on Sun, 2013-09-15 00:35


Come praise Apollo bright,
Who prickled a thick brow,
Briefly as lambent light:

Sufficient though to cause
A remorseless shuffling
Across dry plains to pause;

Instinctual eyes
Lift from predator, prey,
To puzzle at vacant skies;

Behind a brutish face,
Complexity to take place.

--Walter Donway, "Touched By Its Rays"