Due West

Due West…
this setting sun
illuminates the crack
in my heart…
Deep,
dark and ever widening,
this chasm will not close…

Life keeps
this wound open
and round,
a glowing orb of all that I am
no more…

A portal,
this untouchable sound
in my chest,
the only way left…

for me
to step through…



Asilomar Beach, California
sunset

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