Posts tagged ‘contemporary’

June 18, 2017

Slow(er)

by A. Marie

As we walk our backs are low, our hearts pointing into our guts,
roll and hardened into seashells, gripped inside, the soft parts threatening
to spill onto the carpet.

We are not being defeated by malice – just absent-minded greed.
The foundation is removed brick by brick beneath our reddened soles.

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April 16, 2013

Blinded

by Chatty Owl

Cattle
set wild,
like gold fishes into the ocean –
wet scales
into unknown waters.
Literally.

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