Mortal Coil

img_1508
Let the poem be
living sculpture,
each line
scaffolding
another.

Balance
line breaks.
Coil clay.
String words
like vertebrae.
Reed in headwind,
lash of whip,
fang, or quill,
powerless
to strike–
without
first
acquiescing
to the vertebrae’s
careful
execution.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

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