Thursday, May 21, 2015

SPELLCRAFT          [Stefanie Bennett]
 
 
Forget the shale and thorn-tree.
That boulder
Just lay there
                    Static
Between the okra
And the eggplant
                           Until
Besotted smoke-plumes
And an eruption
Scuttled
Around the bend like
A leap year’s
Psychosis...
 
Hi-ho –, Sisyphus!
The worst
Is over –.

A Small Town’s George Floyd Protest 2020

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