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09.18.12 Posted in today's words by

John Pursch lives in Tucson AZ. His poetry has appeared in many online journals including The Camel Saloon, Counterexample Poetics, and experiential-experimental-literature. His fiction was recently nominated for the Sundress Best of the Net 2012 anthology and his first book, Intunesia, is available in paperback from White Sky Books. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook. His most recent poem to appear here was Vegetarian Gumbo, published as part of Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine in March 2011.

By John Pursch

I lived the dream
of a long, full life,
of the endless beach
and the summer rain
in sudden thunderclaps
of silence.

I felt the warmth
of your deep, rich love,
of home and land
and the sad, sweet depths
of life’s extravagance
in twilight.

I heard the song
of things to come,
of life undone
and the promise
of our final days

One Response to “Together”

  1. This is beautiful. It reminded me of my loving husband. Thanks.

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