1.11.13 – [N(ot)PoWriMo]

Lines not intending to be read

in an attempt (already failing) to

write the right and not the wry thing

 

blood not intending to bead

from the contact of paper to skin

and pool in this revealing fashion

 

[“people will disappoint you” said a machine

(masquerading as human) to me through the screen]

 

my voice is wearing thin  as the one thread

that draws me through the pattern

 

pulls taut and keen

spares no bruising collisions

 

the choice that leaves me no choice

the rationale that rations nothing

 

let it all be gone come morning

 

the jewel of this hangman’s lotus

lies – ahem – in its unravelling

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