Segment Series

ongoing

 

Earth Murmur no. 1

The sun and the snow and the rain

and the sleet and the child with

their strawberry ice cream and

the dog peeing and the drunk man

with his warm Coors light and

the runoff water from the garden

all seep into me. The sun and

the pee and the beer warm me.

The strawberry ice cream and the

snow and the sleet and the rain cool

me. But there is no other feeling

than the one after the gentle

collapse and the engulfing spirit

and the flow of violet iron from

your bullet holes cascading down

my Earth layers as I hold you and

you and you and you and you

and you and—

Photo credit: Jesse Meredith