THE RED LINE

THE RED LINE

Friday, May 1, 2015

Deep Red Well -- Poet Veritas

Deep Red Well

How inopportune it is

that i can only draw my ecstatic pleasure from

the deep red well of your screaming, writhing pain;

and now that each piece of what you once were lies twisted and torn, ripped and raw,

strewn about the poverty-wracked apartment where once resided your random soul, 

i celebrate in the afterglow of my magnificent work,

and ready myself for a pleasant nap,

first carefully wiping the jagged blade on the sodden sunken couch,

before lying down in the mystic swelling dawn's first pink rays

creeping through the holes in the curtain

and making curious and fascinating animal shapes on the floor...



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