Poem By Robert William Service

shamanism -
bribing the gods
to talk to us

seek a place of
worship if you wish
to see sincere expressions
on people's faces -
in front of gods, lies fly

maple garden; the leaves
twirl, to and fro,
like our first waltz,
their red that of your hair
i step into their dance, alone

autumn calmness -
this emptiness after
the unrequited love
the bare branch with
the lovely leaves all gone

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