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To Cipher
by R. Burrow
Friday, January 20, 2012
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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To a highly valued, special friend. This poem is ancient (late 1980's). Cipher stole a page of my artwork (the scales of Justice with one scale tipped far below the other) - the highest compliment an artist can be paid. He didn't know if it was a "masterpiece." He kept it displayed for us throughout my entire time I was with him. I'll never forget what Cipher and I had.


To Cipher

 

 

We lived in a world of gloom,

Not a flicker of light in the dimness

Of our prison cell;

 

We sat on our cots face to face,

Staring, as a silent clock ticked,

Not a motion, just tacitly knowing,

As days passed;

 

Someone would pound on the door,

We'd ignore it without a word spoken;

Outside there was no gloom

As we stared in the dimness knowing,

And weeks passed;

 

We stared without expression,

Not speaking or showing emotion,

The passion and rage in us growing,

As we plotted the world's destruction

In our self-made cell

 

Where I return sometimes alone.

 

To Cipher
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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/20/2012
Dark and gloomy, but a refuge for your mind.

Ron



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