Stealing Light
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Stealing Light

 Maurice Devitt
 Maurice Devitt
Stealing Light
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From Ireland I was originally a magician but retired when my job disappeared ! Having turned myself into a poet how could I not submit to a more called "Red Fez".....with fond memories of Tommy Cooper, a comic genius.
Stealing Light

                    no colour, no line
                    just feet
                   in the guilt
                    of darkness
                    for the missing stair
                    too early for chaos
                    too pale
                    for the lessons
                    of morning, breath
                    in dull precision
                    we climb

                    the leaching
                    darkness, until
                    a cornering sun
                    pins us
                    like jewel-thieves
                    on the upper ledge  



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