From Songs of Consonants (2001)

draw with words
when words withdraw
pure paints, colors
filled in with light within,
without, with-up,
past towering silences
of waiting memory

For my maternal grandfather, who died a P.O.W. in World War II

Composed in 2001 by Mark Feezell /
Included in Feezell’s poetry collection Songs of Consonants (2001) and song cycle Songs of Consonants (2001).
Dedicated to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0) 2024.

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Image: Yellow Purslane Flowers (108_0807)

poetry, Songs of Consonants (2001)