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Fierce Meadows.mp3

 

 

FIERCE MEADOWS

 

On Oahu I should try something
rural and lyrical filled
with bright birds skittering
through a bamboo grove after
dawn rain in the mountains
or decry
the scattering of ghosts
and warrior bones
the steely rout of magic places
peace and healing
but it's no use here
behind my pale and desecrating eyes.
Blood deep in the lava rock
fierce meadows of warrior bones.

–Tony Quagliano