12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

Burnt

you impale all
things you believe
on the grain of your lining, where
they take root
or, lightless
rot into stories

your grand shoulders, terraformed
hands beyond the unknotting
scooped from terrain marked by worse
than burns, when only
combustion of all around you
will make a peninsula from your isle

scorched at every effort, we
the wine and bread
bite and leaven
have tamped it to the inner turnspit
in seasons spanning behest
your dirge is cyclic
bilious to the touch
yours the napalm lick

raked by your tongue
we’ve all flown by you
we’re ash now
when you’ll think to sift for us
when you’ll want to sing us songs
we’ll be sprouting in turned soil
well beyond hearing, holding
phoenixed
damp as poppies

AdBuster

Tell me wotcha reckon

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on June 20, 2015 by in Poesia, Poetry and tagged , , , , , , .

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,100 other followers

clairevetica

poems, prose and pathways

Dasha Maiorova

Writer | Artist

A Ciência em tudo

Fatos e Curiosidades sobre a natureza e tecnologia

James Radcliffe

Meditations on Art and Life

LIBERO SLANCIO

"per l' allegria il pianeta nostro è poco attrezzato. Bisogna strappare la gioia ai giorni futuri "

the poet's billow

a resource for moving poetry

Two Twitch A Tale

Linking collage work to the meaning of personal and universal symbols.

At Home in Florence: Italian Renovations

This is my adventurous story about buying, designing, and renovating homes in ITALY

%d bloggers like this: