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I work till days-end,
get quarter-drunk at night.

At 1 a.m. eyes squint at a tongue-tide darkness;
I stare.

In time, the window’s curtain-edge will grow light.

Till then I see what's really always there:
death's slow lull,
contiguous day so close,

making all thoughts inane, but one that
questions where and when I shall cease
to exist.


-Pablowilliams 2/10/11 1a.m.





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"Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead." — Charles Bukowski


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The following comments are for "Crux of night"
by pablowilliams

Abel's night
I read as,
"In time,.."

"death's.."

"inane,.."

until you, "cease to exist"..

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: February 25, 2011 )

many thanks
Robert,
once again, thanks for the guidance.

Abel

( Posted by: pablowilliams [Member] On: February 26, 2011 )

Night Crux
A dark place you've brought us to with this one. Thoughts of mortality are always more lucid and life-like when we've had a few. I loved the phrase "quater-drunk".

Good stuff,

Dave

( Posted by: HeRoCoMpLeX [Member] On: March 10, 2011 )

@ lucie
Thank you for the correction; humbly noted.

Abel

( Posted by: pablowilliams [Member] On: March 10, 2011 )

@ Dave
Thanks for giving this a read; I'm glad you enjoyed it. Stark nights are happening more often than I care to talk about. I actually debated posting this- Glad I did.

Much love

Abel

( Posted by: pablowilliams [Member] On: March 10, 2011 )





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