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sweepingly 25-08-2017 05:07 PM

sabotage as a narrative (attempt at poetry)
 
High, higher than hope --
incandescent, hips swaying
all languorous like poetry, like
music, to the rhythm of my soul's
fervent exclamations.

Intoxication so sharp and
pure it renders me incoherent,
ravages me to gasping;
all eloquence sabotaged, pretty-pretty words
hindered by stitched lips
(This is how time scars us:
what wounds it leaves stand as signposts,
mementos, grave markers for our innocence;
monuments to every
agony
that failed to pass my lips.)

"How do you spell sabotage?"
I don't -- I can't.
How does one spell sabotage
whose native tongue is silence?

Pi.R^2 30-08-2017 01:58 PM

Nice! I particularly like the imagery and descriptive language that you've used :)

sweepingly 12-09-2017 06:12 PM

Thank you very much! I feel like I I've been in a poetic rut lately; I really appreciate the feedback. :)


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