She won’t go wrong

Exposed Emotions

Confined in impassable space,
Her life’s a set of crossing lines.
With every pause at each wrong place,
She’s cramping to the sidelines.

Teardrops gash her beautiful face.
She’s a dying, innocuous song.
Wild implosions beneath her case,
But she keeps on keeping strong.

Insisting her efforts in assuaging demons,
Her days remain irrevocably consistent.
She is an ossuary, a silent, chaffing enigma.
Her eyes close against a rape of syllables.

Every day is a burst, a bruise,
Spinning along an infinite windstorm.
Wild implosions beneath her case,
But she keeps on keeping strong.

(She) reminisces in shades of winter –
Pale as stale-bouquet of funeral carnations.
There is no reconciling the past
With her current abrasions.
Just one window – three panels thick,
And the wind stung of rancid meat effluvium.

Her sky succumbs on evanescing nebulae,
Trussing in deafening gong.
Her pieces shooting in outer space,
But she…

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6 responses to “She won’t go wrong

  1. You two did an amazing job with this – it reflects both voices and yet unites them as well, with just enough ease yet tension to keep it all from getting lost. And it was/is an excellent exploration of human determination and resilience.

  2. There is always sooo much to digest when I read your wonders. It’s like a 9 course meal, and I don’t eat like that, so I really need to make certain preparations. I would tell you how inspiring you are on every poem, but I also don’t comment like that 😋 regardless you always leave me charged with multiple sensations. You’re seriously a great poet! (and I need to stop eating your art like a 9 course meal, it’s almost masochistic in spite of being nutritious) 🙂

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