A Poem by Doug

This one rolled through me.

there are so many ways it may be

flesh to flesh, breath fogging in the cold, arms straining
to heaven in the desert, black pupil sky stabbed by stars, pierced in the air
over the red earth

mountains sovereign, thorns on distant horizons

“you’re looking for a monster for him to fight your wars for you”

teeth bared cackling in the night, twirling in the red sand and
weeping for the thrill of it, garden rake finger nails scraping brother flesh,
juicy strips seeping into the red earth

sated dunes upraised to heaven

© 2009 Doug

Author's Note

Please tell me if this is rubbish. Thanks, friends.

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I loved this phrase " black pupil sky stabbed by stars". I just write to ease anxiety, I'm no critic. :)

Posted 2 Years Ago

Creative imagery. The title prepared me for a complex piece but i got something better, i suppose. Reading this poem, two things come to mind... Sex, and violence. But that could just be me. Nice piece though ^_^

Posted 10 Years Ago

I am amazed at the height and the depth you have got to. . . you are a brilliant student.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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Added on December 23, 2009
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