Day Is Done…

This poem speaks for itself. Kevin

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

flagAs I do,

Every night

At this time,

When the sun

Disappears

From the sky,

I went out

To the porch

To take in

The flag.

I had learned

As a Boy Scout

That the flag

Should never

Be left

All alone

In the dark.

Tonight,

However,

A thought

Came to me

As I collected

Old Glory.

Here it was,

A long,

Holiday weekend,

And once again,

I was

All

By

Myself.

No one

Would be coming

To make sure

I wasn’t left

All alone

On the porch

In the dark.

bookheartI feel

As if

My heart

Has been flying

At half mast

For

Far

Too

Long.

Day is done,

Gone the sun

As well as

The love

That once

Warmed my heart.

As always,

I will hang out

The flag

Again tomorrow.

I will

Also allow

My lonely heart

To long

For the love

It so

Desperately

Misses.

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