Quiet

By Mark Belair

A silver-soft day, quiet

as rustled bullets,

 

as bitter thoughts too long

held, as a man on his back

 

contemplating the clouds

while calmly calculating

 

who is

to blame.

 

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Mark Belair‘s most recent poetry collection is While We’re Waiting (Aldrich Press, 2013). For further information, visit www.markbelair.com.


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