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Leaving words by Benjamin Weinberg
 

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  • Too fast it seems, the days go by
    slipping like quiet footsteps past
    leaving an uneasy stir of air, a lingering sense
    that there was, like a word just out of reach, but now is gone

    perhaps

    perhaps this feeling comes
    from the smell of rain and fallen leaves
    spun by chilling winds, caught in amber light
    whispered by hooded faces
    ghostly beneath umbrella shadows
    cloaked in muted tones

    perhaps

    but, then it may be the hour,
    both too early and too late,
    a time between, when neither
    yesterday nor today are clear
    in the margin space, littered notes,
    memorandum, lists, intentions, marked
    before the page is turned, leaving only
    the sense, that too fast,
    the days go by
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