LINES WRITTEN ON MY 64TH BIRTHDAY

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April 24, 2014

 

Looking back for what has disappeared,

what is left of me,

I notice hair receded from the forehead.

I see the wide face and all its scars abandoned in the mirror.

Inside emptiness is a fire.

Inside fire, a smile common as a breath of air.

 

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