Scarification (never coming back)

   There it was
right there
  everything you ever needed
to know
   Put a gun to it’s head
and shoot it

   Been fed up 
for as long
  as I
could remember
   only got
one thing
   I’m lookin’ forward to
seeing things again
   I’m seeing
things again
   palms pressed
a fork in the road
   and a fire pit blacked
tattoo the section
   beneath the cortex
dilate the cavity
  peerless and clocklike
you stood there
   like a tombstone 
like a vulture
   or a sundial
every day we woke
   to the burial again

Give us just this one
   vision
      this one thing
         no one else can see


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9 thoughts on “Scarification (never coming back)

  1. dustinsteps

    Punchy and visceral, unified in mood, but each line is still unique and not too easily related to the others.
    Almost made me think of lyrics to a song.

    Reply

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