ilk

specs of light?

heavy fog
heavy eyes

we wandered here
we are wondering here

if the darkness speaks
we will hear it

if the silence seeks
we will near it

we are of a rambunctious ilk
a rare kind bred of spoiled milk

they meant to trap us
in the dark
but instead we ran
with flint and spark

– Sheila Sea

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