The Taser's Edge


Wanting to Post but Having Only Poetry, I Have Decided to Post Poetry
October 5, 2006, 8:55 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Is it a death by transparency
Or suicide by self-admiration?

I caught myself

At the last moment and
Pulled away to sky last night;
I flew straight into the sun and fell burning.
 
Now I find myself yearning
To discover
This life as bird and I
Lie down together.
 
In my ascent, might I have clipped clear glass
And fallen just a few feet down?
Why, then, do I have these wings
When I can only hop upon the ground?

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