Raggedy Tragedy~

Raggedy Tragedy~

A Poem by NoneOfYourBusiness akaKITTY KUTABAREakaCandyPole

Life built this suit around me
zipped it up to the throat
sins stitched at the sleeves
love patched up at the hips

a rusty brooch of wrong turns pinned to my collar


You didn't expect this, did you?


Over dinner
a little boy crawled out of my wrist
and scaled your stroking fingertips
awed at the diamonds in your cuff links;
how you could go on touching me
after that
I couldn't figure
for the life of me

Over wine
dark music burst from my ripened lips
flowed in thick, cherry rivulets down the side of crystal glass
my chin;
how you could lean in
and kiss me, anyway
I’ll never know

Over desert
ghosts escaped my eyes
and my gown became rags
my glass slippers turned to dust
and my strings cut a tesseract path across my journeys;
how you could still touch the little ragged human
in my tragedy
was such a surprise

Life built this suit around me
tied it with a crimson sash around my heart
joys sewn into my clavicles
smiles prints in henna with leopard spots in a garland around my waist
a pearl ring of right turns adorning my cartilage

I didn't expect you, did I?


copyright:2012SeleneSkye excerpt from the BOOK in progress PLUGGED INTO THE ALLOY FOREST with a tentative release date of late Nov. 2012

 


© 2014 NoneOfYourBusiness akaKITTY KUTABAREakaCandyPole



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with a magic flute you draw me, down the path of realizations, some stark and alarming yet, open on a secret glade, of all hearts hidden wishes, growing on display, and drift with meadows gossamer, so blissfully away...sigh

the gift of your poetry is so poignant and deliciously subtle while at the same time marching boldly right straight through ones mental "writing barriers." I never cease to be breathless at how artfully you can untether my parameters!

It is lovely to read you here again my dear

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

NoneOfYourBusiness akaKITTY KUTABAREakaCandyPole

4 Years Ago

thank you ever so kindly~ :)~



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I was really captured by the image and brought here by that but I stayed to read the rest because it was creative and heartfelt.

Posted 1 Year Ago


You can't go wrong with leopard

Posted 2 Years Ago


I am so happy to have found you here again. Your poetry is unique, inspired, verging on genius!

Posted 4 Years Ago


One never expects a kaleidoscope of truth spun in such a way that they bite into your words like a juicy sin. I expect nothing less and you deliver every time, J'adore.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Well shoot! None of it rhymes! But it's just like rock-n-roll: I LIKE IT!

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

As always you delight me with the twisty words you incorporate into your divine poetry. I am always ensconced, enraptured and hanging on your every word.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This was great in every sense of the word. I loved the metaphor, your word selection, the theme, the premise. There is so much substance to this poem. I enjoyed this immensely. Thank You for sharing. You have a gift.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

this is delightfully creative and picturesque...a new and novel way of describing a life.
Excellent writing.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

NoneOfYourBusiness akaKITTY KUTABAREakaCandyPole

4 Years Ago

thank you! :)~
with a magic flute you draw me, down the path of realizations, some stark and alarming yet, open on a secret glade, of all hearts hidden wishes, growing on display, and drift with meadows gossamer, so blissfully away...sigh

the gift of your poetry is so poignant and deliciously subtle while at the same time marching boldly right straight through ones mental "writing barriers." I never cease to be breathless at how artfully you can untether my parameters!

It is lovely to read you here again my dear

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

NoneOfYourBusiness akaKITTY KUTABAREakaCandyPole

4 Years Ago

thank you ever so kindly~ :)~
Lovely swirling cape of surreality deigning in sweet surprise to entertain tender romanticism. "A rusty brooch of wrong turns pinned to my collar" is deeply moving. Beautiful throughout.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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