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Stealing Light

 Maurice Devitt
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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 journal...read more called "Red Fez".....with fond memories of Tommy Cooper, a comic genius.
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                    Nothing
                    no colour, no line
                    just feet
                   in the guilt
                    of darkness
                    feeling
                    for the missing stair
                    
                    too early for chaos
                    too pale
                    for the lessons
                    of morning, breath
                    held
                    in dull precision
                    we climb

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

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