The Thirties: When Dreams Crash Against the Shore

Music: Prelude #16 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2.
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Yo Tomita
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The thirties: when dreams crash against the shore,
Hungering to change the littoral.
In time, the lulling rhythms of these surges
Realign the objects of one's urges,
Threatening a fade to pastoral.
Years break like dreams that sing of something more.

Often one forgets the miracle,
Not recalling how delight emerges
Easily, or what life is for.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon




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