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The Fine Print

In the Dark of the World Wood

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Flying wildly through foliage

Through the spruce and the fir

Through the eternal green

A dark figure evades my glimpse


Eyes wild and kind

Dark and intoxicating

Wrapped in shadow

Is it man or animal or both?


Is it none?

Effervescent halos sing through treetops

Bird song echoes the timbre of creation

A deep resonance


The fine print

A contract woven in my DNA

I follow, swinging wildly

Pursuing breathlessly until my heart bursts


All that is illusion is not misleading

The wild wood makes me bow low

The wild eyes beckon me on

The pure sky puts a lock on my tongue


The dark eyes have healing hands


All hail the unKing!

A spark in the internal void

A beam of insight


A chance meeting with the stranger

In the dark of the world wood

An untame place

A mystery

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JA Laflin
JA Laflin

Born in the US Pacific NorthWest, JA Laflin lives in the Portland, OR metro area and runs a small publishing company.

JA Laflin loves to write everything from fiction to music to comics, occasionally creating visual art as well.

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