The Ruins of Last Night (A Poem)

Spring is wrestling the ruins of last night,
The rain and thunder of yesterday,
a late day torrent of terrestrial tears,
now alive with clouds and breeze,
the diminished sun has gone away,
hidden in the corner and remaining unseen.

–Richard Bryant

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Insoluble Words (A Poem)

Insoluble words,
Unable to dissolve,
Lingering as
Well-worn permafrost.
Ready to be re-spoke here,
And re-said there,
Until one day,
Meaning becomes meaningless,
Because we’ve heard it all before.

–Richard Bryant