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Twilight Red Sky

(Skip Friel)
January 8, 2007
Twilight Red Sky

I SAW YOUR FIGURE IN A TWILIGHT RED SKY YOU TURNED TOWARD ME STROLLED INTO MY SIGHT I KNELT AND GRABBED A HANDFUL OF DRY SAND WATCHED IT SHINE AND SLIP OUT OF MY HAND NOT THE FIRST TIME WE TALKED HERE ALL NIGHT WON’T BE THE LAST I DREAMED I SAW YOU WALKIN THE SHORELINE SOON YOU WERE GONE BACK OVER THE DUNE LINE LOST FOR A WHILE YOU SHOWED AT MY DOOR ONCE AGAIN YOU WENT OVER MY THRESHOLD IT’S NOT THE FIRST TIME WE TALKED HERE ALL NIGHT WON’T BE THE LAST CHANCE TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT YOU THOUGHT SOMETIMES WE’D ONLY BEEN HALF HERE TURNED OUT TO BE ONLY A FALSE FEAR A FAINT RED GLOW BUILDS INTO THE EAST SKY FIRST SIGHT OF WHITE FOAM GRINS OFF THE BEACHSIDE NOT THE FIRST TIME WE TALKED HERE ALL NIGHT NOT THE FIRST TIME WE TALKED HERE ALL NIGHT NOT THE FIRST TIME WE TALKED HERE ALL NIGHT WON’T BE THE LAST CHANCE TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT