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Speak to me in sacred tongue
In words
Emotionally alchemical
…Turn these sorrows back to peace…
_________________________________

Storms rage beyond these walls.
Winds shriek demonically.

A brazen sun falls through the lofts
And cuts its way to
The center
Of it
All.

And I am cut as well…

I bleed tar.
I bleed a sense of regret.
I bleed and die supine and stillborn
From the womb this universe
Has become.

I bleed. I die…

Undone and unraveled
My body is now a feast for all of you.

Cannibalistic will to survive
Stripping my bones dry.
I turn my back in disgust…

Why fill our mouths with infectious flesh
When we can dine on what is best?

I fold beneath the weight of the stars
Entering that new realm
Once more.

Non-existence is never a state
That I’ve bore witness to
Before.



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The following comments are for "“Stumbling Over Thoughts Like Broken Snares”"
by ghostpoisonsturgeon

infinite
Well, I hope you have not gone into non-existence, which is impossible really, but that is for me to believe and for theoretical physicists to discuss...and this poem rocks.

( Posted by: TheRealKarmaTseringLhamo [Member] On: January 11, 2008 )

Holy Crap
I saw zombie movie like this once...does the girl eat her chihuhuas face in the end? I really liked it though Ghostizzle...peace and hairgrease

( Posted by: kilgoretrout [Member] On: January 11, 2008 )

"From the womb this universe"
this is both grotesque and gorgeous...

grotesque in its visceral quality and gorgeous in the path it takes towards the light/ enlightenment...

I like that the universe itself could be seen as blood-thirsty here, that the universe itself embodies and gives birth to such violence... it's an aspect of connectedness... not a pleasant one, but an aspect nonetheless...

hope that made sense. enjoyed this.

( Posted by: AuldMiseryGuts [Member] On: January 14, 2008 )





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