How Do You Measure Lonelines? #NaPoWriMo #AtoZchallenge #amwriting

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How do you measure loneliness?

In moon orbits

on dark starless nights

lone call

of the whippoorwill

wind gust arcing

purple flowered thistles

the echo of one set of footsteps

on flagstones retreating.

end 4/14/2017

S. Darlington

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  1. To say I measured loneliness in days would mean they last for ever, to admit I measured loneliness in decades wouldn’t be too clever!

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