Mark C.

The Loss Of Wonder

What does it mean
not to dream?

Does it mean complacency?
that the tempest - the day - washes by
and leaves you unperturbed
when all alone?

Does it mean to succumb to an idle apathy
and to react only when events are forced upon you?

Or does it mean to be overcome by the day
that the monotony ensnares and entraps
and the dawn comes too early to escape and to hope?




[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2010 EDITION]


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