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Melancholies

by David Maurice

Dig in graves
and pick up sphincters
of flowers
that used to live

Feel astray

Hold a candle
between your palms
the wax is
not your
skin
until you
light it

Peel away



04/10/2013

Author's Note: best time to write

Posted on 04/10/2013
Copyright © 2021 David Maurice

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 04/11/13 at 12:01 AM

Definitely some arresting, intense imagery. Great write.

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