Drone of Horns

life’s mystery begins
like many,


and finishes with
a coal mist

spilling into echo

i won’t
shame you

for listlessness,

life’s tune is merely pleasant
as drum clicks of tin
night to morn,

melody buried in
the drone of

Grumpy Gorman

image adapted from art by Lori McPhee at – https://fineartamerica.com/featured/devoted-tuba-player-lori-mcphee.html

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