Sunday, February 16, 2014

mmxcii

is this the premise (the promise) (the prefix)
                                                        —Rachel Blau DuPlessis

I will
or I will
not spring
from a
new leaf
like a wingéd
or maybe wing
less cherub

like a

heralding
darkness
with the
beholden
wielding
(behold!)
a dry sword
of the earth
of the aether
about the
earth