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Grahame Wood

His biography read:
He had four profound loves in life.
Hannah Shirley.
The Collected works of Edgar Allen Poe.
He painted his most unique masterpiece in 1910.
Title: Canadian Gothic.
Artist: Grahame Wood.
Simple Prairie Farmer.
Born: 1888
Died: 1922
Crushed by a tractor.

(46 words) 280 characters for Twittering Tales #140

©Backpocket Poems – Wildchild47

the immortals

Black robed, his cry in the wilderness –
The religion of it, it’s a killing room, filled with the lovers long forgotten, their spent flesh a repast for our feast, _ we honour them in our atonement, this, our wars of the roses.

From the middle distance, we moved towards His Light.

(50 words) 280 characters  for Twittering Tales #139

©Backpocket Poems – Wildchild47