Atherosclerosis

Your heart devoured by hate your tongue doused black. Slit skin holes big enough for more words to flow through - a loaded vessel a build up of doubts, frustrations stop movement. Legs turn blue a constant ache pins and needles. No oxygen to the brain less thought through no rest no release shortness of … Continue reading Atherosclerosis

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Survival

A poem by Lynne Knight from her collection, 'The Persistence of Longing' (Terrapin Books, 2016):   SURVIVAL We broke things. Glasses, a lead crystal vase, the ceramic chicken painted à la portuguaise. It was the longest, hardest winter in a decade. Snow against the windows, sealing us inside. I liked that part of it, sitting … Continue reading Survival