For My Successors

For My Successors short poem

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I hope that one day this new generation
which has access to the accumulated
knowledge of almost every generation before
will learn the pleasure of sitting outside
on a warm summer’s night in near-perfect
darkness and telling stories
not in competition as they’ve been taught
but to celebrate their own memories
those things most likely to be lost
when dawn catches fire and finds them gone

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a poet from Seattle Washington USA. His poetry has appeared in print in publications such as Bellowing Ark, Point Nopoint, and most recently in Contraposition magazine. When not writing poetry he is a Human Resources professional, a repentant glutton, and a novelist specializing in the weird-fiction genre.
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