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The Desire For Sacrifice

The Desire For Sacrifice

Poem By Ram Prasad Bismil

Outside your door tonight
I saw a wash of shining stars
The night sky,
crayola blues
and wash-off primary markers


I thought of you
scribbling my name
on vellum clouds
in giant offset fonts
and bold strokes
lined up like your Barbie dolls


You drew me in a raspberry whirl
of stick figures
and half moons,
I was the figure with the happy face
while the fairy gods
lit the corner of your room.

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Some lovely pictures here, Louise.


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