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Tender is the word, the one
that settles in the ear,
to rest there,

It echoes,
resigned to its fate

To fade to a whisper
without end

Endlessly tender

Ray Malone is an Irish writer and artist living in Berlin, Germany, in recent years working on a series of projects continuing to explore the lyric potential of minimal forms based on various musical and/or literary modes/models. His work has been published in numerous print & online journals in the US, UK and Ireland.

See more of Ray's work in 11.2 and 8.2 and and 9.3

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