Poetry Fragments: Eddy and Swell

I.
Paint me a poem as lush and impossible as the evening sky from which it was spun.
— Sistine Chapel Skies

II.
Scorpio
hangs from the sky like a cobweb
— Scorpio

III.
… the gathering of myself
all ruffled edges and slippery cheesecloth
September Aftertaste

IV.
The world hangs suspended upside down, wobbling once, before it dissolves and follows its neighbour’s trail down the glass.
Metaphor

V.
They mutter ceaselessly back to me my own astonishment and bewilderment.
— In the Absence of Utterable Speech

VI.
Buses and cars hum and splash as they momentarily enter and exit my awareness of this spun and grey hung evening.
These are the kinds of things that can barely be dreamt up:

VII.
… the rustle of paper awakens an unnameable longing

The corner of a page lifts in an invisible wind, then falls again back into place, like the broken wing of a bird, a bird for whom flight remains but a dream.
— Field notes


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