Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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Portentous weight, heavy uncertainty
like time stalled on your chest
struggling breath, anxiety of fear
ominous augury as the mind signals
something, dogs begin to bark
birds move between trees and ledge
a future moment foreseen, as a past
foreshadows, leans onward over its edge.

Jan G. Otterstrom F. 9/08/2013