Tag Archives: Lent

Vigil

in the partial light of candles we imagine a garden branches delicate with thin spring leaves invite us in but the candles are too tall too stand up straight to be those men slumped that night they were not flames … Continue reading

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Door

the paint peels cracks into white flakes the lines between are dark the wood black recessed corners blurred with spider nests decay has a life of its own an underlife of dark matter even when the paint was new this … Continue reading

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Breaker

I can’t afford to care about this place the state of it would cut me like a knife the sucked dry state of it would gut me…………………leave me gasping desperate for the stolen air so I smash this place foul … Continue reading

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Desert

belly hollow as a spoon throat dust-rasped rocks bake round and brown as loaves want lives in you a high bird wheels then falls to a lizard hooks it back to the indifferent sky the day ticks by heat shimmers … Continue reading

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