To Shibumi ‘Rest In Peace’

“I drive people away,

  that’s what I do

To stay away

  myself renewed”

 

My life was meant

To be lived alone

In spite of what

You think you know

Inside myself

My only home

Whose armor never

Chinks when stoned

 

My life bereft

I know to you

Seems lonely  

Often misconstrued

But joy from heaven

Self-contained

Unto myself

Lives unrestrained

 

“If I drove you away, please take heart,

  my back was turned to all

To die alone, my most fervent wish

   —with no one left to call”

 

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2014)

 

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