as if to speak
“bring something sweet”
for you to crush beneath your heel
as if in searching I could find
in every long draught
I can speak as
can you see –
but to breath is
full as I can be
Draught. n. The drawing of liquid into the mouth or down the throat; an act of drinking, a drink; the quantity of drink swallowed at one ‘pull’.
snow-blind (in summer!)
and dulled by desire
I, forged, forgotten, fogged
My mouth tastes like raw egg yolk and the soap I try to wash my hands with has been sitting in its own juices for so long that it comes apart in my hands, oozing. I feel like that soap. So saturated as to have changed my chemical state.
Recipe: 1. Write tangled poetry 2. Watch one David Lynch Movie per day 3. Be patient
They will tell you these things as you carry their flesh ( beneath lintels, atop mossy paths, over lines )