Haiku (Irregular): Medicine

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Truth nectar
Poison lies —

Copyright Francis 2021

Poem: Homeless

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The chilling chords reverberate
around this cathedral space
There are never any words
yet always you deny my place
my expression of love and peace
and truth –
to accuse me of the traits you exude in floods
Yes I was foolish in my youth
and you saw that as weakness
Now there’s no place that I call home
though a nameless land remains
through which I roam

copyright Francis Barker 2019