• Vol. 09
  • Chapter 02
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With his Back to the Sun

Black bronze heavy he drank
in dark shadow.

The blush of spring faded,
faded and melded to jade.

The warmth of summer faded,
faded and wallowed in shade.

As autumn colours faded,
faded as leaves fell and frayed

he dipped into reflection

where frost thawed
to dew on a blade