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Nothing is seen through colorful mirrors

Neither a trace,

Nor a shadow of light courier


With a candle fighting with darkness

Statues with tears in forgotten city appeared naked

And there were always men asking for the city’s peace

On the window there are naked women like modified trees

Who are waiting the knights of pain and bloody return


You wear an inappropriate skirt for your body

And we may read books in order to embrace other thoughts

Others think that we swallow her glass like fools


Only statues with tears in forgotten appear naked tears

Right where love does not have excelling sounds


You pretend that there is no room for catharsis

A brain that expects a determined food portion

From the guardians...guards of ignorance

Guards of darkness that are fighting light rays

Today and forever


We grow while harnessing love

And love while inheriting hatred

This life conversion originates from forgotten temples

Where tearful statues appear naked  

You define it painfully in an astonished state

We play with words, play with ideas

While shaken by great dilemmas.


Just like our dreams lost in an abyss

We succumb to the identity of a tasteless shrub,

With bitter and dried fruits






Peter Tase, Milwaukee, Wisconsin




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