Illusion (After Liu Yong) by George Freek

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Illusion (After Liu Yong)
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It is the early hours
before day breaks like ice.
The wind blows
through the shivering trees,
and brings them
to their knees.
I stare at blank walls.
I hear dead leaves
falling from those trees.
My heart ticks slowly
like the drip of a water clock.
I stare into the mirror,
where I see nothing,
but a strange image,
where I should see me.
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George Freek is a poet/playwright living in Belvidere, IL. His poetry has recently appeared in ‘The Chiron Review’; ‘Torrid Literature’; ‘The Adelaide Magazine’; and ‘Off Course Review.’ His plays are published by Playscripts, Inc.; Lazy Bee Scripts; and Off The Wall Plays.
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