Wednesday 18th January 2017,
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The Shadow Falls by Kieran Hamilton

Kieran Hamilton 14 April 2015 a poem a day challenge, poetry Comments Off on The Shadow Falls by Kieran Hamilton
Ash lay brooding over the horizon
down the continent from cape to cairo.
An interred storm of brown dust rising
echoing the sound of a people’s shout
for light and liberty and the end of drought.
Down the ages, mortared ideologies tumble
‘neath the lash of modern vocalised winds
blowing fiery debris back upon their faces
transforming stone statues into ashen spaces.
Circling higher the winds ascending
lift up the ashes unto the ancestral heavens
crying for benediction with their voices.
Adiabatic shadow is a recompense for choices.
English Teacher and nighttime, insomniac, bibliophile. Founder of ArtistsofAzania an online literature group http://artistsofazania.deviantart.com/)

 

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