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Shadow Dancing

By E. Wilburt | Posted 2/9/2000

as flute upon flute

vacuumed of sound

we clank drunken crystal

on slivering moon

champagne symphonic

refilling and hollowing

reeling topsy turvy

a queasy shadowy dance

through the firmament


we shatter our final glass

like Greeks

raucous resounding


on waning moon



I break

splinters disappear

into a blazing star

the moon rises but

with the star

in silence

I have begun

to waltz

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