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Robert A. B. Sawyer

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Recently self published book of poems: American Lullaby. .

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To find His light

I made my own dark.

Although I’d been assured

It was extinguished some time ago


I continue on.


I move through my dark

By touch, by smell, by instinct

By fear, by hurt, by doubt

By bruise, by cry, by blood.


I continue on.


The universe expands or contracts

Its entirety contained on a black board

Marked by white scratches.


I continue on.


I am not discouraged that the sun sets

Or by that same t...

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